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Sydney Poetry Lounge

June Sydney Poetry Lounge - Rose and Whelan w/ open mic

Where
63 Bay St
Glebe NSW 2037
Australia
Upstairs at The Glebe Hotel, in the Nude Room
When

Wednesday 19 June from 7pm to 9pm

Sign-up for the open mic from 6:30pm

Cost

Concession: $5General Admission: $10

Welcome to the June edition of the Sydney Poetry Loung, featuring poetry from Paris Rose and Arlea Whelan, and our incredible open mic! Join us upstairs at The Glebe Hotel for a night filled with powerful spoken word performances and heartfelt poetry.

  • $10 entry, $5 concession, tickets available on the door or via eventbrite

  • 15 x 2-minute open mic slots available, sign-up at the door from 6:30pm.

Paris Rose

Paris Rosemont is an Asian-Australian poet and author of Banana Girl (WestWords, 2023) which was shortlisted for the Association for the Study of Australian Literature’s 2024 Mary Gilmore Award for a first volume of poetry. Paris’s poetry has won a swathe of awards both locally and internationally. She brings her poetry to life through multi-disciplinary modes of expression. Find her @msparisrose or www.parisrosemont.com

Arlea Whelan

Arlea Whelan is a poet and award winning playwright who has had her work published by Upswell Publishing, Story Factory, Creature Mag, Lane Cove Literary Awards among others. An emerging artist and educator, Arlea has worked as a creative writing facilitator for Heaps Decent and as a freelancer in high schools, where she runs workshops for students from diverse backgrounds. She is a passionate mental health advocate, and is about to start working with the Please Stay Foundation, an exceptional and much needed charity providing and granting wishes for kids and their families affected by mental illness. She is currently writing her second poetry collection, Pro Re Nata. Find her on Instagram @arlealetters

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