The first year created project, Red Room Poetry Fellowship 2017 recognised the achievements of contemporary Australian poets. 

Red Room Poetry congratulates Ali Cobby Eckermann and all shortlisted poets. We look forward to working with you to achieve your poetic dreams. From each of us at the Red Room, we thank all applicants for taking the time to submit and look forward to seeing more of you in the 2018 round.

Due to the high quality of submissions, shortlisted poets were offered a commission Red Room Poetry.

View the 2017 shortlist

View the 2017 longlist

Partners & supporters

  • Create NSW

  • Australia Council for the Arts