Teeling Tales - for those who missed it...

Here are a few photos of last night's Teeling Tales with the fabulous Paul McVeigh and Teeling Master Martin Lynch. 

Thanks so much to all who attended. 

Writers Under the Influence

Wednesday 6th December - 7.30 - 9.30pm

For our final writers for the year we have a great literary double bill - Angela Meyer and Jess Knight.

Angela's is the author of a book of flash fiction, Captives (2014), and her debut novel, A Superior Spectre, will be published in 2018.

Her other work has been published widely, including in Best Australian StoriesIslandCordite, The AustralianThe Lifted Brow, and Killings.

A regular presenter at festivals and Australian literary events, by day she is a commissioning editor for the Echo imprint at Bonnier Publishing Australia. She is also editor of the brilliant blog – Literary Minded.

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Jess Knight is a poet, writer and zine maker based in Melbourne. She is the author of a book of poetry called Tongue Between Teeth (2014).

Jess has recently been published on the Meanjin blog and has participated in many writerly events and panels that discuss the importance of intersectional feminism and diversity in the arts and literary scene. She has taken part in The National Young Writers Festival in 2016 and 2017. 

Jessica has begun a fellowship through The Malthouse Theatre where she will learn about writing for the main stage with a head dramaturge.

She is also writing a novel based around wanderlust and wanting, entitled How To Build A Skeleton Heart.

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And you can find lots of tiny poems on her twitter @themess19

Coming Up in November

Wednesday 1st November - 7.30 - 9.30pm - Writers Under the Influence - with brilliant poet Alan Wearne

Wednesday 8th November - 7.30pm - Tenx9 Melbourne is telling more stories - It's my Party

Thursday 16th November - 6.30 - 8.30pm - whiskey tasting event, with special guest storyteller, Paul McVeigh - Teeling Tales

Thursday 30th November - 6.30pm - Spirit of Punk Wordslam (stay tuned for more details)


Writer Under the Influence - November

Wednesday November 1st 7.30-9.30pm

Our writer for November is renowned Australian poet Alan Wearne. 

Alan has been part of the Australian poetry scene for 50 years, known principally for his verse novels and verse narratives, and his satiric and not-so-light light verse

After eighteen years teaching at the University of Wollongong, where he founded the Grand Parade Poets publishing outfit (12 volumes to date) he has now returned to Melbourne.

His three most recent volumes are with Giramondo: The Australian Popular Songbook (2008), Prepare The Cabin For Landing (2012), and These Things Are Real (2017).

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Buck's Whiskey Jam Session

Sunday 22nd October - 3-5pm

Part of the Darebin Music Feast

Come along and enjoy a traditional Irish jam session while you sample an array of new whiskey styles and flavours, with discounted tasting paddles.

If you play Irish (or Scottish!) music, bring your instrument and join in! 

Buck’s celebrates the best of the whiskies from Ireland, Scotland, Japan, Tasmania and the USA. There will also be a selective menu of food to compliment the whiskies, as well as other beverages including non-alcoholic ones.



Teeling Tales

Thursday 16th November 6.30-8.30pm

Special guest storyteller Paul McVeigh is joined by Teeling Brand Ambassador Martin Lynch for a night of Irish whiskey tasting and tales.

Belfast-born, Paul is a world-renowned storyteller. His brilliant debut novel, The Good Son, won The Polari First Novel Prize, The McCrea Literary Award and is shortlisted for the Prix de Roman Cezam.

Paul has had works performed in London’s West End and on BBC radio. And is a founder of the London Short Story Festival.

Between Paul’s tales, Martin from Dublin’s Teeling Distillery will share colourful stories around the history and traditions of Irish whiskey, while you taste five award-winning Teeling whiskies.

Great stories, great whiskey and tasty canapés.

Tickets: $40

Places strictly limited

Drop in or call 9077 7915.