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Cafe Poets at Federation Square Book Market


Ever thought it would be great to get free stuff for being a poet? It happens here in Melbourne! The Australian Poetry Centre’s Cafe Poet Program places poets in cafes all over Australia for long term residencies where poets get free tea and coffee for writing poetry in the cafe.


This Saturday at 1pm, Melbourne’s Cafe Poets will be at Federation Square reading from their work and sharing their Cafe Poet experiences. Curated by Cafe Poet, Andy Jackson (La Paloma Cafe, Brunswick), this is an opportunity to get a fascinating glimpse of cafe poet life.



Andy Jackson

Andy Jackson is a poet, creative writing teacher, and was recently awarded the inaugural Writing the Future of Health Fellowship. He has been shortlisted for the Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry, the John Bray Poetry Award and the Victorian Premier’s Prize for Poetry. Andy has co-edited disabi... Read more


The Edge, Fed Square

The Atrium Flinders Street Federation Square Melbourne Victoria 3000

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