Sunday, November 11, 2007


Pages Needed

Wikipedia has a list of Australian poets here. As you will see, there are a fair amount of pages still needed to be written, over 60 at the current count, so why not get stuck into them and get that number down?

Tuesday, November 06, 2007


Blake Poetry Prize 2008

Deadline for entries: 27 June 2008

A new national poetry prize, the Blake Poetry Prize 2008, is calling for entries 'bliss, blasphemy and belief'. It is sponsored by the NSW Writers' Centre, the Blake Society and the Leichhardt Municipal Council. The Blake Society awards the annual Blake Prize for Religious Art. This initiative links visual art and literature, and offers new possibilities for poets to explore the nature of spirituality in the twenty-first century. Australian literary magazine Wet Ink will provide judges for the competition and publish the winner.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007


Interactive Publications Spring Season 2007

IP Spring Season 07, Sydney: Meet the Authors!

Interactive Publications Pty Ltd is pleased to invite you to a special event.

Saturday 24 November 2007
Boardroom, NSW Writers Centre
Old Rozelle Hospital Grounds
Rozelle, NSW
from 2 pm

Join us to celebrate the launch of eight new IP titles and to celebrate IP’s 10th Anniversary! Now one of Australia ’s leading independent publishers, IP publishes under four imprints including our newest, IP Kidz.

We’ll have Spring Season authors like Mark O’Flynn and Jan Dean performing their work, as well as a host of Sydney IP authors from previous years.

Come along & enjoy!!

Mark O’Flynn
Jan Dean
Hal Judge
Paul Dawson
Rosemary Huisman
Jenni Nixon
David Reiter
Michael O’Sullivan
David Musgrave

RSVPs to: (07) 3122 1312 or

Information courtesy of: The Poets' Union

Monday, October 29, 2007


Poets in the Vineyard

Sunday 11 November
Poets in the Vineyard - 5th Edition.

Poets in the Vineyard is aimed at giving poets the chance to read their original work to an audience of other poets and an appreciative public. This is the fifth gathering. Previous afternoons have been a great success. People arrive and place their name with Janette, if they want to read. If you prefer, you can let her know beforehand of your intention to perform. The length of time you are allocated will depend on the number of poets who arrive on the day. –, the audience sits back and enjoys the fine food and beverage provided by Peter Hermann and his staff. or food, without missing any of the work

So for an afternoon of fine wine, good food and thought-provoking and amusing poetry join us at Tilba Valley Wines. It is definitely worth noting this down in your social calendar.

For information contact:

Peter Hermann - 44 737 308 or


Janette Dadd - 44 738 033 or

Look forward to meeting you there.

Courtesy of The Poets Union.

Thursday, October 25, 2007


Poetry reading

Sam Wagan Watson reads poetry
Friday 26th October 6.30pm
Performance Space,
Building 3,
University of Technology Sydney
(Corner of Harris St. and Broadway. Entry on Harris St)

News courtesy: The Deletions

Wednesday, October 24, 2007


Poetry reading

Coming up in November is a poetry reading with a difference. It's in a hair salon!

Chris Mansell has the relevant details here in The Empire of Larks, her blog. If you can make it, please do.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007


Recently Released

Les Murray has a new edition of his Selected Poems. Black Inc. has published an updated edition of Selected Poems last month. It includes poems up to and including selections from The Biplane Houses.

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