Dymocks ‘Dead Poets Society’ 21 July: tribute to Sarah Kay, featuring Roisin Maeve


SPOKEN WORD SA proudly brings you another amazing ‘Dead Poets Society’ monthly event at Dymocks Adelaide.

Performace poet and national Australian Poetry Slam finalist Roisin Maeve performing both her own material and that of our tribute performance poet Sarah Kay.

Remember it’s FREE ENTRY.

A selection of Sarah Kay’s works will be for sale.

There is an open mic, where you can read a poem by Sarah Kay and one of your own that reflects her influence on you.

More details on the event page.

SA Poetry Slam 2016: Dates & Venues

Get yourselves up and ready to perform / judge / cheer the 2016 SA Poetry Slam!!

5 SA heats, then the State Final for the top two performers of each heat.

Heat 1   SA Writers Centre, Friday 19th August

Heat 2   Salisbury Institute,  Friday 26th August

Heat 3   State Library of SA,  Friday 2nd September

Heat 4   Woodcroft Library,  Friday 9th September

Heat 5   Jive, Friday 16th September

State Final Goodwood Institute/Theatre, Friday 30th September          

For all the details, click here and keep track of the events calendar.


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Mind the Garden – Alysha Hermann, June Poet-in-Residence, Adelaide City Library

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Alysha Herrmann , our June Poet-in-Reidence at Adelaide City Library, is a proud parent, regional artist and advocate working across disciplines in the arts, education, community development, social justice and social enterprise. She is a writer, theatre-maker, cultural organiser and the current Creative Producer of Carclew’s ExpressWay Arts. Alysha tweets tiny poems as @lylyee.

See her at work in the Library Sunday 19th June, 12 – 2 pm, and then come long to her final presentation and reading, Wednesday 29th June, 4:30 – 6:30 pm.

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