New anthology call-out open until 31 October

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Stay tuned for the POEM FOREST shortlist – coming Tuesday 26 October!

Poem of the day

Maybe it will be different this time,
Maybe I can change.
You cannot know unless you try.

~ Mary Baker from '
The Key' for MAD Poetry

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Red Room Poetry Fellowship 2021 poems

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Celebrating poetry in all its forms

Red Room Poetry is Australia's leading organisation for commissioning, creating, publishing and promoting poetry in meaningful ways.

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Help us strengthen communities and new voices

Welcome to Red Room Poetry

  • 18+ Years
  • 80+ Major projects
  • 1,200+ Poets commissioned
  • 21,000+ Poems created

Highlights of the month

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    Red Room Poetry Fellowship 2021

    Each year, the Fellowship is awarded to a previously commissioned poet to recognise their achievements and foster their poetic and professional development.
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    Poetry Month

    Poetry Month aims to increase the profile of Australian poetry and poets. Our goal is to increase access, awareness, value and visibility of poetry in all its forms and for all audiences.
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    Want more Poetry Month? Catch up on all the action from Line Break to our state-to-state Showcases in our home of Broadcasts.

Help us make poetry in meaningful ways