In partnership with the Larapinta Extreme Walk (‘LEW’), Australian Poetry is pleased to announce the call-out for an exciting new fellowship. Available exclusively to Australian Poetry subscribers, the Australian Poetry/ Larapinta Extreme Walk Fellowship is to be offered to an Australian poet able to hike the full length of the iconic Larapinta Trail in Central Australia, between 16-27th May 2019.read more
We've got two new tracks up on SoundCloud – Tell Me Like You Mean It and Electric Journal. Tell Me Like you Mean It features new work from Charlotte Guest (WA), Raelee Lancaster (QLD), Lachy McKenzie (Vic) and Ellen O'Brien (NSW). This night of...read more
Join Alison and special guests for a reading, followed by a discussion with Ellen Van Neerven about the new book, which will be for sale on the night. Presented by the Melbourne Visiting Poets Program 2018, in partnership with Australian Poetry, Melbourne Spoken Word and the RMIT non/fictionLab.read more
the tears the pelicans are leaving us like a line of words quicker than
the tongue drift glide sail waft fly fly away something happened here.
— ‘Flight Feathers’, Ellen Van Neerven
Saturdays with Jean Arthur (Brisbane): Bonny Cassidy, Anthony Lawrence, Bec Jessen and Raelee Lancaster
The next Seasonal Poets is The Winter Reading which will take place on Monday 23 July featuring readings from Liz Winfield, Christiane Conesa-Bostock and Liz MxQuilkin.
UC encourages poems that address the NAIDOC 2018 theme Because of her, we can!, 'celebrating the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to make - to our communities, our families, our rich history...read more
Prize: $1000 All entries must be received by 11.59 pm EST, Friday July 20 2018. the 2018 Venie Holmgren Environmental Poetry Prize is now open. The shortlist and winner will be announced during the Daylesford Words in Winter festival, August 17 – 26,...read more
The Digital Writers’ Festival is an online-first writers’ festival dedicated to celebrating the work of writers from Australia and across the world, and fostering new relationships through collaboration between writers, where ever they may be. DWF is...read more
Available exclusively to Australian Poetry subscribers, the Australian Poetry/ NAHR Eco-Poetry Fellowship is to be conferred on a single Australian poet able to take up residency in the village of Sottochiesa, Taleggio Valley, northern Italy, between 1-25th June 2018.read more