Poetry Winter Warmers

Carlton, Woiwurrung Country, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, Victoria, 3053

Join us for a tall glass of red and escape the cold with a showcase of award-winning poets reading their most recent works.

From stanza to slam to sonnet, you’ll be transported through the rambunctious and politically charged world of contemporary Australian poetry. Expect clicks. Expect claps. Expect cheers. Curated by Melbourne’s own Tim Loveday.

Jeanine Leane belongs to the Wiradjuri people of the Murumbidya River in the south west of NSW. She is a poet, writer, teacher, critique and essayist currently residing on the unceded lands of the Wurundjeri peoples.

Alex Creece is a writer, editor, collage artist, and average kook living on Wadawurrung land. Her work has been shortlisted for the Kat Muscat Fellowship, the Next Chapter Scheme, the Geelong Writers Prize, the Born Writers Award, and the Lord Mayor's Creative Writing Award. Alex’s first book is Potty Mouth, Potty Mouth

Es Foong / Waffle Irongirl is a poet and performer living on the lands of the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation. They’ve featured in pages such as Best of Australian Poems 2022 and stages including Canberra Poetic City 2023. Their debut poetry collection from Recent Work Press is called “Clot and Marrow”.

Free, but bookings are essential.

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Jeanine Leane

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