From rain, rivers and reefs to tidal pools and coastal shelves, the Writing Water chapbook is a bespoke collection of 24 poems, written by commissioned and public poets about their relationship with our earth's most precious resource, water. Discover new poems by Eunice Andrada, Tony Birch, Luke Davies, Georgina Reid, JV Birch, Esther Ottaway and others. Edited by Eunice Andrada.
Writing Water uses natural dyes and a handprinted Risograph process, giving it a lovely hand-crafted texture that may remain on your fingertips.
An APA award-winning classroom resource inspired by Poetry Object.
Bring poetry to life with 40 activity cards with Poems to Share II and support students' creative writing, reading, speaking and listening across curriculum stages. Created by Red Room Poetry in partnership with the Australian Association for the Teaching of English.
Enjoy a poem with every coffee and reduce your environmental impact with a Red Room KeepCup. Featuring poetry by Peter Minter. All sales support poetic learning programs for students most in need of creative opportunities.
Celebrating and cultivating poems inspired by plants, the New Shoots Poetry Anthology gathers 163 poems from 105 poets across the world. The word ‘anthology’ literally means ‘a gathering of flowers’, in every sense, this anthology can be seen as a bouquet, arranged with an assortment of poetic blooms in all colours, moods and shapes.
Support the growing of poetic gardens with limited edtion New Shoots seed packets featuring poems by Eileen Chong and Mark Tredinnick. A perfect gift for poetic plant-lovers.
A collection of poems from students and poets from the Unlocked project at the Balund-a Centre in 2016. Our Unlocked program for Balund-a was part of our focus on Indigenous inmates. With Murri poet, Lionel Fogarty, and musician Joe Geia for a special NAIDOC Week series of Unlocked workshops of poetry, language, music and art, culminating with a community-led event by local Elders - Chris Walker, Maurice Robinson, and Muriel Exton. As with the first program at Balund-a, Unlocked played an important role in connecting Indigenous communities and celebrating cultural connection with Elders.
A collection of poems from students and poets from the Unlocked project at Silverwater Women's and South Coast Correctional Centre. In Silverwater, Jo Featherstone and Dr Gareth Jenkins facilitated a 3 day program exploring visual, experimental, and lyric poetry. Nick Bryant Smith led a combined poetry, rap, and hip hop crash course at South Coast Correctional Centre.
A collection of poems from students and poets from the Unlocked project at the John Morony Correctional Centre in Western Sydney. In August of 2015 poets Candy Rotalle and Dr. Gareth Jenkins facillitated an intensive poetic program that included both individual and collaborative group exercises.
In April 2014, Johanna Featherstone and Nick Bryant-Smith ran a series of workshops atthe SCCC. The group was comprised of maximum security inmates, some of whom they had worked with previously. There are riddle-like object poems, poems for lovers, mothers, sons and daughters. Messages of hope and strength from the darkness of life inside, for people back home not to fear, “because it’s not the end/And in no time, we’ll be back home again”. The Unlocked Reader was again integral to the project, being read over and over again.
A collection of poems from students and poets from the Unlocked project at the Balund-a Centre. Our Unlocked program for Balund-a was part of our focus on Indigenous inmates, and Red Room Poetry's Artistic Director was joined by one of Australia's most renowned Indigenous poets, Lionel Fogarty, whose work is featured in the anthology.