Breath, Voice and the Fourth Dimension…Coming to a Town near You

Melinda Smith giving a poetry reading


The title of this post is a complicated way of saying this: I have a few poetry gigs coming up in the second half of 2015 so I thought I would record them all in one handy post.

It would be great to see you at one of them so I can sign all your books. Even ones I didn’t write.


July 31 THIS FRIDAY. Featured performer (with dance artist Alison Plevey) at Canberra Slambouree, performing five collaborative poetry+dance pieces. The Front Cafe Gallery, Lyneham ACT, 7:30pm. $5 entry.


Saturday August 29, Queensland Poetry Festival, Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane, Qld.

  • Panel appearance (with Michael Farrell and Karina Quinn): MACHINES CAN DO THE WORK 12:30pm in the Shopfront
  • Poetry reading (with MTC Cronin and David Brooks): KNOW YOUR PRODUCT 1:30pm in the Theatre


Wednesday 2 September Poetry on The Move festival, University of Canberra International Poetry Studies Institute. Panel appearance “The material of poetry”, with Philip Gross (UK) and Caren Florance. 2pm

Tuesday 8 September. Featured poet, with PS Cottier and Owen Bullock, at Poetry at The Gods.  The Gods cafe, Acton, ACT. From 7.30pm. $5 unwaged, 10 waged.


Monday October 5, featured performer at Passionate Tongues, The Brunswick Hotel, 140 Sydney Road, Brunswick, Vic. 7.30pm

Tuesday October 6, featured performer (with Robbie Coburn, Fleassy Malay and Kenneth Smeaton) at La Mama Poetica, La Mama Theatre, Faraday St Carlton, Vic. 8pm

October 21 These were my stars and other poems (joint reading with Alastair Spate). The Henry Lawson Room, upstairs at The Willoughby Hotel, 315 North Penshurst St Willoughby NSW. 7.45 for 8pm

Promotional poster for These were my stars event

North Sydney poetic shenanigans


Wednesday 18 November, Featured performer at BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! @ The Phoenix Pub, Civic ACT. 7.30pm

Friday 27 November, featured performer at Aspen Island Theatre in the Round, Civic Square, ACT. 7pm.

Mon 30 November, featured performer at Poetry at the Pub, Newcastle. Wickham Park Hotel, Cnr Maitland Rd and Albert St, Wickham NSW. 7.30pm


16 December Featured performer (with Martin Dolan, Suzanne Edgar and Michael Thorley) at Poetry @ Manning Clark House, 11 Tasmania Circle, Forrest ACT. 7.30pm. $5 members, $10 non-members.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

One thought on “Breath, Voice and the Fourth Dimension…Coming to a Town near You

  1. Pingback: Do you come here often? (Melinda Smith) | Verity La

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s