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The Poetic (Days) Weekend

After a sold out first year, The Poetic (Days) Weekend returns to FCAC with a three day program packed with international and local artists. Featuring all-star female performances including the incredible Def Jam Poet Mayda Del Valle (USA), WrICE artists, Bao Chan Nguyen (Vietnam) and Jhoanna Cruz (Philippines), and Melbourne’s very own Melody Paloma. With more to be announced.

There are also panels, workshops and masterclasses, so book now and have a world of poetry open up before your eyes.


POETIC (DAYS) PANEL
Join WrICE artists, Bao Chan Nguyen (Vietnam) and Jhoanna Cruz (Philippines) and local writers in a discussion about diversity and representation across literary mediums.

WHEN: Friday 21 August, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
VENUE: FCAC Performance Space
COST: FREE   BOOK NOW


POETIC (DAYS) MASTERCLASS
An incredible opportunity to workshop your writing with mastersof poetry from WrICE collective and Mayda Del Valle. Bring your work, your creativity and an open mind to these special masterclasses.

Masterclass with WrICE artists
FACILITATOR: 
WrICE artists
WHEN:
 Saturday 22 August, 12pm – 2pm
VENUE: FCAC Jack Kennedy Room
COST: $35   BOOK NOW

Masterclass with Mayda Del Valle
WHEN: Saturday 22 August, 3pm – 5pm
VENUE: FCAC Enza’s Studio
COST: $35   BOOK NOW


ONE NIGHT STANZA
One Night Stanza returns with an all-star female line-up of some of the most exciting and soulful performers today. Featuring Mayda Del Valle, Bao Chan Nguyen, Jhoanna Cruz and more to be announced. Bookings essential.

WHEN: Saturday 22 August, 7pm – 9pm
VENUE: FCAC Performance Space
COST: $15   BOOK NOW


CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT
Develop your work one-on-one with master poet, Mayda Del Valle. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to spend three hours focused on your craft with the guidance of an award-winning, White House performing, Def Jam poet. One masterclass only. Booking essential.

WHEN: Sunday 23 August, 1pm – 4pm
VENUE: FCAC Enza’s Studio
COST: $200  BOOKED OUT JOIN WAIT LIST NOW


Presented by Footscray Community Arts Centre in partnership with WrICE
Supported by Copyright Agency Limited, Word Travel and Queensland Poetry Festival

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Date & Times
  • Friday 21 August - Sunday 23 August
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Venue
Footscray Community Arts Centre