When offered a choice between any two things, always take both… This is a call-out from the margins as we widen the doors of APJ for submissions of performative text and spoken word, work written for the stage that works on the page.read more
SEVEN SCHOOLS fought to claim the title of Victoria’s finest and fiercest spoken-wordsters as they battled it out at the grand final of OUTLOUD ECO!SLAM 2018, a high-school poetry slam competition, created by Australian Poetry in partnership...read more
photograph: Jonno Revanche Recorded live 13 August 2018 at The Wheeler Centre, this event was presented by the Melbourne Visiting Poets Program 2018, in partnership with Australian Poetry, Melbourne Spoken Word and the RMIT non/fictionLab. Alison Whittaker...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
Sporting Poets is a free, cosy poetry reading where you can grab a pizza and catch up with other Melbourne poets over a pizza/glass of wine. All welcome.
A Little Book of Unspoken History by Elif Sezen, to be launched by Michelle Borzi / Wed 10 Oct / 6.30pm / Collected Works Bookshop / 1/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000
The Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards were inaugurated by the Victorian Government in 1985 to honour literary achievement by Australian writers. The awards are administered by the Wheeler Centre on behalf of the Premier of Victoria.read more
Submissions from contemporary Australian prose poets are now open for consideration for publication in a new anthology.read more
Submissions are now open for the Quantum Words 2018 Science Poetry Competition. Judged by Tricia Dearborn, Benjamin Dodds and Jane McCredie.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