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Fire hung on a nail makes a lamp,
two moons make a friend.

~ Eileen Chong, commissioned poet

Friends of the Commissioning Circle enjoy the best of Australian poetry and the opportunity to directly support the creation of groundbreaking new poetry and the future of Australian literature. 

When you join as a Friend, you’ll be helping to spread meaningful change through poetry and support the future of Australian literature.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Purchase options include 'Friends Commissioning Circle'.
  2. Subscriptions commence from date of purchase or issue and are valid for one year, up to and including the expiry date. 
  3. Subscriptions are non-refundable and must be paid up-front in full.
  4. Subscriptions may not be paid on a pro-rata basis or for part of a year.
  5. Your subscription will auto-renew annually on the initial sign-up date, unless otherwise advised.
  6. Check the Friends Commissioning Circle webpage for full service and offerings. Additional special benefits may be offered to Friends in spontaneous instances.
  7. Red Room Poetry reserves the right to cancel a subscription without a refund following a breach of these Terms and Conditions.
  8. Benefits and discounts only apply to Red Room Poetry events and activities and cannot be applied in conjunction with any other offers.
  9. Friends must agree to supply their contact information (full name, postal address, phone number, email address) and birthday. This information will be used only to fulfil subscription intentions and kept private in accordance with our Privacy Policy.
  10. Friends should ensure their contact details are up-to-date and may notify Amelia Theodorakis with any changes via email at
  11. Cancellations to subscription will result in your subscription discontinued and personal details removed from our database. To cancel, please contact Amelia at


Privacy and personal information

Red Room Poetry understands the importance of, and is committed to, protecting the privacy of personal information for Friends Circle subscribers, service users and all stakeholders, as detailed in our Privacy Policy.


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