As broadcast by the Spoken Word programme on Community Radio 3CR.


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Kim Jeffs - Spoken Word

January 10, 2018

Bushfires, gardening, masculinity and family violence, dementia and loneliness, being a mother, being a doctor, celestial bodies, love, religion, football, and more!

Kim Jeffs is our guest this week, sharing her work and discussing how poetry has helped change her outlook on life.


Nadia Rhook - Spoken Word

January 10, 2018

The many-talented Nadia Rhook is our guest poet this week, sharing some of her poems, local history and world travel tales.


Santo Cazzati : Collected Smirks (Vol 1)

January 9, 2018

Originally released as Issue 3 of Melbourne Spoken Word's audio journal Audacious in 2016.




1. Capital

2. Latin Formalism

3. Interludes

4. A Soulful House

5. Dawnings


Santo Cazzati : The Voiceprints Recordings, 2009-15

January 9, 2018

1. Asylum

2. Bulerias

3. Swooning Swirling Swerving Swelling

4. Bulgarian Rhythms


Santo Cazzati : Collected Smirks Vol 2

December 15, 2017

SANTO CAZZATI presents :-


Price : absolutely free, gratis, zilch.

Contents :-

1 Signature

2 Groovy Greats

3 Rigaudon

4 Love Bossa

5 Trinidad Party

Released December 2017.

NB. Do not eat.


Cam Black and The Dan Poets

December 1, 2017

Former convenor of The Dan Poets, Cam Black, recorded in 2009, reminisces on the first 15 years' history of the gig which started in 1994 and continues every Saturday to the present (2017). He gives a snapshot of a typical afternoon at The Dan O'Connell Hotel in Carlton. We also hear a chunk of his own tight observational poetry, including a tribute to the then recently deceased character of Melbourne poetry, Shelton Lea.


Michael Reynolds Encore!

November 3, 2017

Michael Reynolds in conversation with Carmen Main- discussing all things poetry, photography and live music.

Michael reads poetry from his collection "Upon finding a chair in the forest", as well as some of his favourite poems by other Australian poets. Michael shares his uniquely generous and warm style of performance, as well as discussing how he became a pivotal part of the Melbourne Poetry community.


Waffle Irongirl

September 29, 2017

Carmen Main introduces her guest Waffle Irongirl. A conversation on poetry, snacks and Barnsey. This podcast contains ramen.


Brendan Bonsack

September 17, 2017

Brendan Bonsack, joining the team at 3CR Spoken Word. We hear him here reading his own poetry and conversing with long time presenter of the programme Santo Cazzati.