August 25, 2018 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts – Performance Space This is a free event. Join us at QPF this year for our Big Read. It’s simple – it’s a big read full of incredible poets! Be there! Featuring: Alison...read more
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
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
Puncher & Wattmann invites you to the launch of two new titles. Towards Light by Sarah Day, to be launched by Brigitta Olubas. Neat Snakes by Martin Langford to be launched by Peter Kirkpatrick.
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.
The fourth year of Poetry on the Move, hosted by the International Poetry Studies Institute (IPSI) based within the Centre for Creative and Cultural Research (CCCR), Faculty of Arts and Design, University of Canberra. This year’s edition, Inhabiting Language, sees over 40 poets and other contributors converging on Canberra for 5 days in mid-September.
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