.Australian Poetry, based at the Wheeler Centre in Narrm/Melbourne, acknowledges the custodians and owners of the land, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and future and acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded.

Announcing the Australian Poetry & NAHR Eco-Poetry Fellowship 2019

In partnership with the Nature, Art & Habitat Residency (NAHR), Australian Poetry is once again pleased to announce the call-out for this exciting fellowship. 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 2019.

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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 FeathersEllen Van Neerven

Collaborative Translation for Writers

We are excited to share the news that we have been successful in our first funding application: we have received a Community Grant from the City of Melbourne to support our work in 2019. This will allow us to facilitate many more collaborative translations...

Writing Masterclass with Mark Tredinnick

The Eaglemont MasterclassSaturday 2 March 2019: At Eaglemont, Vic., The course works for beginners and for published writers: your passion for writing and your hunger to write better matter more than your experience. The Self Escaping Onto the PagePalm...

Earth@Peace Cultural Evening

Event: Earth@Peace Cultural EveningAPRIL 24th 20196:30pmLocation:Pilgrim Theological CollegeCentre for Theology & Ministry29 College CrescentParkville VIC 3052General admission price: $10.00(Cash payment at the venue only) An evening of poetry,...

World Poetry Day at Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Thursday 21 March Geelong Library & Heritage Centre 7.00 - 9.00pm BOOK NOW!

Double launch: Paul Hetherington + Matt Hetherington

Monday 25 February - 7pm to 9pmThat Poetry Thing That Is On At Smith's  Come and celebrate the launch of new Recent Work Press books by poets whose last name is Hetherington. Join us to hear (and acquire) a new prose poetry sequence by Paul Hetherington,...

Carlton, After Hours: Poetry Readings

A triple reading in partnership with Australian Poetry. The evening’s poets are: Michael Farrell, Harry Reid and Lian Low. Yarra Libraries (Carlton Library)

Sporting Poets # 39

Sporting Poets returns for 2019! Our first readers will be Harry Reid, Elena Gomez & Robbie Coburn. Stick around afterwards for pizza, wine & poetry chat.

Book Launch: Sculpting a landscape, by Colleen Z Burke

2.30 pm for 3 pm on Sunday 31st March 2019 at the Gaelic Club, 1st floor, 64 Devonshire St., Surry Hills,there is a lift and it’s near Central StationEnq:  02 95573248, email:  czburke43@optusnet.com.au Sculpting a landscapeColleen Z Burke’snew poetry...

Tribute to Judith Rodriguez (1936-2018)

The Australian poet and editor Judith Rodriguez, died late last year. As a tribute, readings of her work are being held in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth.

Seasonal Poets: 2019 Summer Reading

Readings by: Judith Beveridge, Stephen Edgar and Robyn RowlandMonday 18th February, 6–8pmHadley’s Hotel, 34 Murray Street, HobartCost: Waged $15TWC members and unwaged $10Cash only at doorLight supper includedSupported by Hadley’s Hotel & the Tasmanian...

Emerging Writers’ Festival (EWF) artist call-out.

The 2019 Emerging Writers' Festival will take place from 19–29 June in Melbourne.Hashtag: #EWF19Twitter: @EmergingWritersFacebook: @EmergingWritersFestival  Diversity, inclusivity and accessibility are the core values that underpin EWF’s artistic program,...

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