POEM FOREST Shortlist and Winners in the media
With the buzz around the POEM FOREST shortlist and winners announcements there was plenty of media coverage, spreading the poems and seeds of the forest far and wide.
Listen to POEM FOREST Upper Primary Winner Adele read her poem 'Remember' on Radio National, along with POEM FOREST producer Lorin talking about the prize. Lorin also chatted to RRR, which featured shortlisted poet Olivia reading their poem 'What I want to plant in our garden'.
Upper Secondary winner Hannah, who lives in Tasmania, was interviewed on ABC Hobart about everything from winning a prize to life on a farm and favourite goats. Make sure to read her winning poem 'In the Valley' to see how she poetically encapsulated her life in Longley!
Another Hannah from Tasmania made a media appearance - POEM FOREST judge Hannah Moloney went on 2ser to talk all about the POEM FOREST Prize just before it closed, when poems were reaching us every minute of every day from all across Australia.
All the winners and highly commended poets featured in an article on Artshub, celebrating both the incredible 5700+ poems received and the 18 winning and highly commended entries.