MILDURA WRITER IN RESIDENCE annoucement

The Mildura Writers Festival invites writers working in any genre to propose a project that will enhance the regional or national cultural landscape.   The residency is located in Mildura, Victoria.Sitting on the edge of the Australian desert along the Murray River,...

Announcing the 2016 Red Dirt Poetry Festival

 Red Dirt Poetry Festival is the second biennial four-day spoken word celebration in Alice Springs. Built on the back of the success of The Dirty Word and Alice Springs’ long and rich love affair with poetry,  this festival will bring together poets and spoken word...

Varuna Residency accepting applications

Varuna the National Writers House will be accepting applications for the 2016 LitLink Residential Fellowship from 15 March. A LitLink Residential Fellowship offers writers living in regional NSW and the Sydney Surrounds a two-week residency at the idyllic Varuna in...

Australian Poetry Board Announcement

The Board of Australian Poetry Ltd wishes to announce that Emeritus Professor Peter Matthews resigned from his role as Chair of Australian Poetry on December 18th 2015, to pursue other interests. The Deputy Chair, Martin Langford, will assume the role of Acting Chair...