Events 2019

19 Mar 19

We Were Always There

7pm - 9pm

Newport, Melbourne

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19 Mar 19

We Were Always There

We were always there!  

LGBTIQ+ Multi-cultural, Multi-faith Writers, Artists and Activists Sharing Childhood Memories.


Join a range of contributors to AGMC book Living and Loving in Diversity: an anthology of Australian Multi-cultural Queer adventures, sharing their stories and pics of happy and hurtful times growing up in our families, communities and Australian society. 

We will also have an ``Open Mike`` for you to share your story and any pics which we can publish on our AGMC Digital Forum. 


There will be copies on sale Wil`s memoir Black Gay and Underage as well as Living and Loving in Diversity.


Tuesday 19 March, 2019.

7-9pm Newport Community Hub, Programme Room 2

13-15 Mason Street, Newport – Melbourne Inner City

7pm - 9pm

Newport, Melbourne

23 FEB 19

Oxtravaganza Book Signing

11am - 12pm

Darlinghurst

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23 FEB 19

Oxtravaganza Book Signing

We're thrilled to announce that our book signing event for Oxtravaganza 2019  has gotten bigger and better than ever! Saturday 23rd February, 11am to 12pm at The Bookshop Darlinghurst - 207 Oxford Street.

Joining editor Maria Palotta-Chiarolli are four of the contributors to the anthology "Living and Loving in Diversity" - Anton Enus, Paul Capsis, Wil Roach, and Franco Di Chiera.


RSVP on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/782773488742022/

11am - 12pm

Darlinghurst

19 Feb 19

Book Launch: Living and Loving in Diversity

6.30pm

Newtown, Sydney

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19 Feb 19

Book Launch: Living and Loving in Diversity

Register online at Better Read Than Dead book store - click here now.


OR  RSVP on Facebook.


Tuesday 19 February:  I am pleased to announce that “Living and Loving in Diversity” that was first launched in Melbourne in September 2018, will receive it`s Sydney launch at the aptly named Better Read Than Dead Bookshop, 265 King Street, Newtown, Sydney. The book launch and signing will begin at 6 30pm. All welcome. 

6.30pm

Newtown, Sydney

30 Jan 19

Book Launch: Black, Gay & Underage by Wil Roach

6.30pm

Oxford St, Darlinghurst

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30 Jan 19

Book Launch: Black, Gay & Underage by Wil Roach

Purchase your copy at the Sydney School of Arts and Humanities http://ssoa.com.au/black-gay-underage/


PRINT COPY – $19.99 (free delivery in Australia – $A25 overseas postage cost to be added). 


I am pleased to announce that my book “Black, Gay & Underage - A Memoir of London” was launched at Ariel Bookshop, 98 Oxford Street Darlinghurst on Wednesday 30 January. 


In this first volume of a 3-part memoir, Wil Roach writes about living within a Caribbean culture in the heart of London in the ’70s and ’80s. Born on the island of Trinidad, he grew up as a gay black boy in the frosty capital of Britain, learning by degrees about cultural and sexual diversity.

6.30pm

Oxford St, Darlinghurst

11-12 Jan 19

National Better Together Conference

2 Days

UTS Ultimo, Sydney

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11-12 Jan 19

National Better Together Conference

All welcome - I will be attending the National LGBTIQ Conference: Better Together  on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 January on behalf of the Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Coucil (AGMC). The Anthology Living and Loving in Diversity will be on sale and contributors including myself will be on hand to sign purchased copies.

 

I will be co-facilitating with Maria Bololia, AGMC Committee Executive a workshop entitled “Multicultural Multi Faith- A Way Forward” on Saturday 12th. 

2 Days

UTS Ultimo, Sydney

Events 2018

16 Nov 18

Hybrid: A Charity Cabaret Fundraiser

7pm

Kings Cross

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16 Nov 18

Hybrid: A Charity Cabaret Fundraiser

https://www.facebook.com/events/509437342905019/


I and others are performing on Friday 16 November from 7pm at The World Bar, 24 Bayswater Road, Kings Cross, as part of fundraiser for a charity named ActForKids. 


My set will be about children and poetry. I would love to see you and friends on the night. If you have difficulties in purchasing tickets let me know and we`ll sort something out! 

7pm

Kings Cross

14 Nov 18

SMSA Poetry Group Reading

12.30pm

Sydney

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14 Nov 18

SMSA Poetry Group Reading

https://smsa.org.au/events/event/the-rime-of-the-ancient-mariner-2018/


I will be one of the readers of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by the poet Samuel Coleridge read by Poetry at Sydney Mechanics School of Arts ( SMSA) on Wednesday 14 November 2018 from 12 30pm. Free. Bookings Essential. Can do so online or call 9262 7300. The SMSA is at 280 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 

12.30pm

Sydney

20 Oct 18

Word Travels Story Fest

2.30pm

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20 Oct 18

Word Travels Story Fest

2.30pm

5 Oct 18

Queerstories

6:30PM - 10:00PM

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5 Oct 18

6:30PM - 10:00PM

26 Sept 18

Poetry Group Chapbook Launch

12.30pm

Sydney

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26 Sept 18

Poetry Group Chapbook Launch

  

I am very pleased to announce an event organised by the Poetry Group which meets second Tuesday of the month at the SMSA. I and other poets will read their poems which will appear in the Group`s new Poetry Chapbook anthology. 


The event will take place on Wednesday 26 September 2018, at 12.30pm in the Tom Keneally Room, 3rd floor, Sydney Mechanics`School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney. 


Admission is free but booking is advised phone the SMSA (02) 9262 7300.

12.30pm

Sydney

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