December 9: That Poetry Thing: Irish-Australian poet Robyn Rowland, whose recent publications include Mosaics from the Map (Doire Press, Ireland) and local poet, writer and visual artist Jenni Kemarre Martiniello will read from 7pm. Smith's Alternative, 76 Alinga Street, Canberra City. Open mIc. $10/$5.
December 11: The final Poetry in the House reading for 2019 is is in the Fellows Lounge in University House at 7pm. It will feature Robyn Rowland (Torquay, Victoria/Ireland), Paul Cliff (Canberra) and Kathy Kituai (Canberra). Food available from 5.30 at the brasserie. The reading finishes at 9. Admission $10/$5 concession. .Bookings: email@example.com
December 16: Not Very Quiet Presents: Women and non-binary poets and poetry lovers are invited to share poems about or by the women who inspire them or to celebrate the impending end of the year with end-of-days or holiday poems. $10/$5.
December 23: That Poetry Thing is celebrating its second birthday and having its Christmas party with poetry from New Zealand's Ivy Alvarez. Smith's Alternative, 76 Alinga Street, Civic, 7-9pm. $5 entry for all, all open mic.
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