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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.

APF X Digital Writers Festival 2017: Voices of Trees

Standing sentry down every street, alone on a plain or paddock, or crowding out the sun and sky. What can trees tell us about the world, the future, and ourselves? Australian Poetry in collaboration with Digital Writers Festival and Red Room Poetry, three poets from...

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1000 FOR 1000: LIFETIME SUBSCRIPTION GIVEAWAY

Australian Poetry is oh so close to hitting a massive 1000 subscribers. As a way of helping us reach that magic mark, we’ve got a special offer up for grabs. If you renew or take out a new subscription, you’ll be in the running to win a lifetime subscription valued at...

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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

“INTENSE” ~ poetry workshop with Les Wicks

6 hours plus substantial prior editorial work in an extraordinary locale. Community Hall, Dangar Island  Saturday 24 March 10.45 to 5.00 with a 30 min break for lunch (vegetarian, included in price). Getting there: Train Hawkesbury River or drive Brooklyn....

Two book launch at Collected Works Bookshop

Geoff Page and Ron Pretty are having a double book launch! Collected Works, 1/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000 Wed February 21  6 for 6.30 pm Refreshments Provided Lisa Gorton to launch Hard Horizons, by Geoff Page Road Donlon to launch The Left Hand...

A Touch of Poetry – An evening with Mark Tredinnick

A Touch of Poetry, a new Sydney monthly poetry reading series, begins at Castle Hill Library, with Mark Tredinnick reflecting on poetry as resistance.  Do you love poetry? Join Mark Tredinnick as he reflects on poetry as activism. A prize-winning poet,...

Poets at the Petersham Bowl

Thurs 18 Jan, 6.30 till 9.30pm 77 Brighton St Petersham, Sydney Free admission. Open mic format. More info, Mark: 0410054756 Poets at the Petersham...

Your ticket | Sydney Poetry Bookers Picnic | Saturday 16 December 2017

Dear friends,  you are invited to attend the fourth Sydney Poetry Bookers Picnic. Come celebrate poetry in Sydney and the poetry from those that host regular poetry events in Sydney. b a n k s t o w n p o e t r y  c a r a v a n s l a m d i v e r s e p o e...

Tell Me Like You Mean It: Digital Event with Childs, Dale and Schwartz

Bella Li | Excerpt from ‘Pérouse, ou, Une semaine de disparitions’, Argosy | 9″x12″ TELL ME LIKE YOU MEAN IT: DIGITAL EVENT Australian Poetry has been thrilled to launch our duel publication and reading series ‘Tell Me Like You Mean...

Maitland Verses – Poets in Residence Program

Please come and join us for a celebration of the Maitland Verses – Poets in Residence Program, there have been 10 poets and 8 cafes participate in the program to date.                                  5 – 9.30pm Friday 24 November 2017 at The Bikesmith & Expresso Bar,...

Giramondo Special event: Xi Chuan (China) with Kate Fagan, Lachlan Brown

  Please join us for a reading by celebrated visiting poet Xi Chuan, one of the most influential and important contemporary Chinese poets. His poetry has been widely translated, including his collection in English Notes on the Mosquito, published by New Directions in...

‘That Poetry Thing That Is On At Smith’s Every Other Monday’: Not Very Quiet Presents – Poetry on Holiday

'That Poetry Thing That Is On At Smith's Every Other Monday': Not Very Quiet Presents - Poetry on Holiday 15th January  Smith's Alternative, Alinga St, Canberra...

‘That Poetry Thing That Is On At Smith’s Every Other Monday’: Monica Carroll

'That Poetry Thing That Is On At Smith's Every Other Monday': Monica Carroll 8th January - $5 on the door - includes open mic Smith's Alternative, Alinga St, Canberra...

Applications now open for the 2018 Kat Muscat Fellowship

Express Media is honoured to open submissions for the 2018 Kat Muscat Fellowship to develop young women writers and editors from around Australia. The annual Kat Muscat Fellowship offers professional development up to the value of $3,000 for an editorial project or...

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Canberra Times Poetry Submissions

NEXT SUBMISSION PERIOD: NOVEMBER 15-30   PLEASE READ INFORMATION & GUIDELINES BELOW (Updated October 2017) The Canberra Times publishes one poem per week in its Saturday Panorama arts section, pending space availability. The aim is to publish poems on a wide variety...

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CAFE WRITERS OPEN POETRY COMPETITION 2017

Closing Date 30th Nov 2017 PRIZES 1st  £1000        2nd £300 3rd £200   Six Commended Prizes of £50 Funniest Poem £100 The Norfolk Prize   £100 awarded to the best poem from a permanent Norfolk resident not winning another prize Entry Fee £4 per poem; or £10 for 3...

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