The Poetry Night at Sappho Books is back with AVANT GAGA #52! With guest poets Ender Baskan, Gareth Morgan, Ursula Robinson-Shaw, Nicholas Powell and Toyah Webb, plus an open mic section. 7pm in the courtyard at Sappho Books Cafe & Wine Bar. Food and drink available at the bar. Sign up for open mic happens on the night from 6:45pm.
is a writer, a bookseller and a co-founder of Vre Books press. His book A Portrait of Alice as a Young Man was published in 2019. He recently won the Overland Judith Wright Poetry prize for New and Emerging Poets.
is the author of When a Punk Becomes a Spunk and co-director of Sick Leave.
is a writer living in Naarm. Her work has appeared in Overland, Cordite, Sydney Review of Books, Best Australian Poems, Best New Zealand Poems, and elsewhere. She is co-director of sick leave.
is the author of Trap Landscape, forthcoming through Hunter Publishers (2022). His previous book, Water Mirrors (2012, UQP), was awarded the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Prize, and was shortlisted for the Wesley Michel Wright Poetry Prize. He was a recipient of a Young Australian Poets Fellowship, and his poems have been published in Overland, Cordite, The Weekend Australian Review, Southerly, Rabbit, The Age, as well as in the anthology, Ashbery Mode (2019). He is based in Finland.
is a bookseller, writer, and graduate student at the University of Sydney. Her latest work can be found in Eel Mag, Canadian Literature and Poetry New Zealand Yearbook. Her microchap THE ARCHIVE AS A SITE OF TENDER FORGETTING is forthcoming from Ghost City Press this winter.
IMAGE: Wassily Kandinsky, Composition X, 1939