Workshops and Seminars

Writers’ Intensive with Jenny Kemp – NT Writers’ Centre

Writers and other artists are invited to this weekend-long intensive with writer and director, Jenny Kemp. While supported places are available, to secure your place, pay and register below. Influenced by Kemp’s work in theatre, this workshop will involve your body,...

Outside your Comfort Zone, with Anne Kellas

A prelude to the Tasmanian Poetry Festival (30 Sept-2 Oct), presented by the Tasmanian Writers Festival.   A poet must constantly look for new ways to explore and engage with poetry, in order to develop and grow. This masterclass is designed to encourage the more...

WriteSpace Retreat

Presented by the Writers Victoria: 6 November 2016 - 9am to 4:30 am. Ever wondered what it would be like to dedicate a whole day to writing? WriteSpace Retreatis a metropolitan retreat for you and other writers to escape to.  You’ll be amazed at what you can achieve...

How to Publish Your Poetry

So you want to get your poetry out there? Get an insight into publication opportunities – journals, publishers, self-publishing, submission processes, dos-and-don’ts. This workshop develops employment-related skills. Presented in collaboration by Australian Poetry and...

Poetry: The Invention of Style

A successful poem is the result of instinct, and craft. Its maker must not only have something to say, but a method by which that “something” may be said. It is no great challenge to produce a poem that adopts existing generic fashions. The true test of a poet lies in...

Workshop with Tanya Evanson

Saturday 22 October  9.30 am - 1pm  The Wheeler Centre Performance Space  $60 (full)  $45 (AP subscribers)  $35 (concession)  Explore the intoxication that comes from drinking the wine of a different tavern. Make way for epiphany as ancient mystic poetry empties you...

Melbourne: expressions of interest now open for writing circle!

Australian Poetry is proud to announce that we will be hosting a fortnightly writing circle. This invitation is extended to emerging writers of all forms. Anyone who wants to write, has writing they would like to share or wants to be around fellow writers. Connecting...

Cairns Tropical Writers Festival: Susan Hawthorne

MASTERCLASS: WHY POETRY? with Dr Susan Hawthorne Toolbox Machans Room     What is it that makes us want to write poetry? This Masterclass looks at some of the origins of poetry and some of its purposes. This conversation about poetry has the potential to roam across...