James WF Roberts featuring at West Word poetry on 22nd Feb at 2pm!
Please come and support Poetry in Melbourne. My first feature for 2015, Poetry at the Dancing Dog, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria. Please share and pass it around to all of your networks. Will be premiering new work and show casing some poems from my new books, Ten More Poems, Sisyphus: De Profundis, Many truths of an absurd nature and the preludes….
Located 5 minutes from Footscray station, The Dancing Dog café has been the venue for West Word poetry for over a ten years.
The poetry is located in the gallery room, where there’s plenty of seats & tables, air conditioning and people are welcome to bring any snacks or drinks in from the bar.
If you want to perform on our OPEN STAGE section, you have 5 minutes up there to perform your poetry (any language, any style… up to you.)
West Word poetry is on every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month at 2pm. And every session has a different feature.
Our feature for February 22nd is:
James WF Roberts, Victorian poet and author. Former late night radio presenter www.phoenixfm.org.au; editor and poetry curator Red Wolf Press Aust. redwolfpressaustralia.blogspot.com.au. Highly Commended FAW, John Shaw Nielson prize, 2009/10. Runner Up page 17 Poetry prize 2012. Short listed Fermoy International Poetry prize (Ireland) 2011-2014. Published in Verandah journal (Deakin University) Gore journal, Page 17, Spirit of Poe anthology (USA), Slaughter House Vol.3 (Siren’s call publications/ US ). Bone Orchard Poetry (UK). The Art of Being Human (2009-2014, Romania) Song of Sahel (UK).
Author of Blue Electric Dusk, Ten Poems, the Preludes, Many Truths of an Absurd Nature, Sisyphus: De Profundis and Ten More Poems.