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Bulletin: News

Foundation Australian Literary Studies

2013 Colin Roderick Award shortlist announced

  Entries for the Colin Roderick Award – for the best book of the preceding year published in Australia in any genre and dealing with an aspect of Australian life – have now been shortlisted, and...


Bulletin: Misc

OutLoud Melb Girls Winners

OutLoud! is featured in The Age

There's hooting and hollering, raucous laughter and occasional tears, yelling and clapping, standing ovations and rowdy audience participation. Could this be the same form of expression beloved of Plath and...


Bulletin: Poem of the Fortnight

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All Morning Long by Sue Watson

  All morning long   candlebarks dressed in faux-fur white disrobe with sudden loud shushes gowns of clumpy snow hugging the trees fill with sun slough off      slip...


Bulletin: News


National Poetry Week: What’s On

It's National Poetry Week! And there's so much happening all around the country... All week: Australian Poetry Slam heats are happening across the country! Check out the website for a heat in your...


Bulletin: Competitions and Calls for Submission

Emma Press

The Emma Press Anthology of Voting

The Emma Press has launched a call for poems about voting. The deadline for submissions is 28th September 2014. The independent publisher is calling for 'poems about the history of voting and its present role in...


Bulletin: News


Welcome to our new website

We've made a few changes around here that we're very excited about, with the help of our friends at That Mob. We've improved our accessibility standards, making the site easier for people of all abilities to...


Bulletin: Competitions and Calls for Submission

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2014 Members’ Anthology submissions now open!

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE Friday 17 October 2014 An annual publication launched in 2012, the Members’ Anthology showcases our members’ poetry from the year gone by.  To celebrate the achievements of our members, a...


Bulletin: Competitions and Calls for Submission


Tinder Poetics

Tinder Poetics - call for submissions Jonty Bell ( What is it? A poetic experiment that uses text taken from online dating conversations. Using the cut-up aleatory literary technique...


Bulletin: Competitions and Calls for Submission


Short and Twisted 2015

Short and Twisted, an anthology of short stories and poetry with a twist at the end, is seeking submissions of short stories (1500 words, 500 words and 100 words), poetry and images for the 2015 issue.  Submissions...