Longform Journalism with Anna Krien
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to work with one of Australia’s most respected non-fiction writers, Anna Krien. In this engaging workshop, you will develop the necessary skills to tell your true story, from the fundamentals – such as how to identify an original and compelling angle, development, research and interview techniques – through to the craft of writing itself.
Darwin Poetry Slam
Could you be Australia’s next poetry slam champion?
Twenty spots, two minutes each. All poets invited to show us what you’ve got for the chance to represent the NT in the National Australian Poetry Slam at the Sydney Opera House. Registration on arrival, get in early.
Or, come show your support in the audience and help find the next Darwin poetry champion!
Sat 3 July, 6-8pm | Happy Yess | $10 or free for performersBOOK NOW
- 2 mins max so no preamble – just poems!
- 20 entrants max in heats, sign-ups close 15 minutes before event goes live so get in early.
- Second round for the top 5 scorers.
- Must be two unique poems and original works of course – nothing you’ve performed at slam before
- No props, just you!
- For more info on rules etc: http://www.australianpoetryslam.com/
- Hand sanitiser will be onsite and we will clean mic in between poets.
- 1.5 metres between people
- Don’t come if you are sick
Laurie May is a poet and spoken word performer and the Artistic Director for the Red Dirt Poetry Festival. She is a former winner of and NT representative for Australian Poetry Slam, Australia’s largest annual slam competition.
Image: Melanie Mununggurr, 2018 Australian Poetry Slam Champion
Need a space to get away from everything to focus on your writing? Just Write! could be just what you need! No noise, no responsibilities, just two hours of uninterrupted writing time. Join like-minded people in a quiet space to get your creative juices flowing! No bookings required, just show up.
Dates: Third Monday of the month
Venue: The Base Cafe (inside the Royal Flying Doctor’s Building)
Book Club Trivia Night is Back!
Fancy yourself a book worm? Do you know your Dickens from your Dostoevsky? Get your book club (or aspiring book club) together and put your bookish smarts to the test with the NT Writers’ Centre Book Club Trivia Night. With rounds on books and music and books and film, this is a fun night out for everyone!
Enjoy a great night out and help the NT Writers’ Centre raise funds to run the 2021 NT Writers Festival. Plus we’ll have a raffle with heaps of fabulous goodies up for grabs, including a delicious bottle of plonk to quaff while you read!
Thursday, June 3rd, 6.30pm for a 7pm start
$20 per person (includes a free Coopers beer, thanks to the Trailer Boat Club)
Or come along and buy a ticket on the night (cash sales only).