The Salt Room (May)

  • VENUE: Gorman Arts Centre
  • COST: $10/$15
  • BOOKINGS: Via Eventbrite or at door
  • PRESENTER: BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!, Noted and Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres
  • WHEN: 7:30pm to 10pm
    5 May 2017
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Brought to you by BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!, in partnership with Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres and Noted, the Salt Room presents poetry in its many forms. Featuring national, international and Territory poets alongside performers from varied disciplines, this is a night that combines experiments, entireties and fractures.

Featuring Emily Crocker, Paul Munden, Brentley Frazer and Nick Delatovic’s This Band Will Self Destruct Vol. 2.

Emily Crocker
Emily grew up in the outer-suburbs of Sydney. She has since found a home in the Wollongong spoken-word community, including performances with Wollongong Writer’s Festival and at The Vault Cabaret, Port Kembla. In 2016 she won The Rumble youth slam, and scored the opportunity to feature at the Australian Poetry Slam National Finals. Her work can be found in various Australia journals including Southerly, Verity La, Cordite, and Seizure. Emily habitually picks junk up and pockets it away only to turn it all out a week later asking ‘what can I get for this?’.

Paul Munden
Paul Munden is Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Poetry & Creative Practice) at the University of Canberra. He is General Editor of Writing in Education and Writing in Practice, both published by the National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE), of which he is Director. His latest collection, The Bulmer Murder, was published by Recent Work Press this year.

Brentley Frazer
Brentley Frazer is a widely published Australian poet. His poems and other writings have been published in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, France, U.K, U.S.A, India, Japan and Slovenia. He is currently (2015) in the final stages of a PhD (poetry/experimental literature/creative nonfiction) at Griffith University supervised by the poet Anthony Lawrence and the writer Nigel Krauth. Visit for more poems and other literary experiments.

Nick Delatovic’s This Band Will Self Destruct VOL 2
Nick Delatovic is a writer, producer and performer based in Canberra.

Nick Delatovic spent 2016 forming bands. Each band only existed for one day. Every song they wrote got its own music video complete with costumes, sets and a story. Every song was played live, and then never again.

These 12 music videos chart a doomed attempt to make sense of the world through pop music.

This Band Will Self Destruct VOL 2- In which a band called Blade Gang was born with the sunrise and died with the sunset on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin.

  • Emily Crocker
  • Paul Munden
  • This Band Will Self Destruct
  • Brentley