Sappho Books, Cafe & Bar

We are one of Sydney's favourite General Second-hand Bookstores. Walk through to our beautiful courtyard Cafe that transforms into a tapas Bar at night.

- We buy and sell used books and records, host live music and events and are available for venue hire -

 

Opening Hours

Monday: 8.30am to 7.00pm

Tuesday: 8.30am to 7.00pm

Wednesday: 8.30am till late

Thursday: 8.30am till late

Friday: 8.30am till late

Saturday: 8.30am till late

Sunday: 9:00am to 7:00pm

 

 

Poetry Night September

On the FIRST TUESDAY of September (not the second), the poetry night will play host to AVANT GAGA #25, with guest poets Laurie Duggan, Pam Brown, Liam Ferney and Allison Gallagher. Open mic too. Drinks. Food. Bar. Etceterahhh. Et peut-être une surprise. 

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LAURIE DUGGAN
Laurence "Larry" Duggan (1905-December 20, 1948), was head of the South American desk at the United States Department of State during World War II. In 1948, Duggan fell to his death from the window of his office in New York, ten days after being questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation about whether he had had contacts with Soviet intelligence.

PAM BROWN
is a dedicated professional amateur. Her most recent of many books of poems is 'Missing up' published by Vagabond Press last December. She lives, as the fruitbats fly, a few haphazard kilometres south of here, in Alexandria.

LIAM FERNEY
Liam Ferney’s most recent collection is 'Content' (Hunter Publishing). His previous collection, 'Boom' (Grand Parade Poets), was shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Poetry Prize and the Queensland Poetry Prize. He is a media manager, poet and aspiring left back living in Brisbane, Australia. 

ALLISON GALLAGHER
is a writer & poet from Sydney, whose work explores gender and sexuality. Her debut poetry collection will be released independently in October 2016.

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OPEN MIC
Sign up on the night from 7pm. 10 readers, 2 mins each, max.

September 3
Rita B