surrender. give in. have faith that jumping,
submission first, will yield results: how
else can a fledgling be expected to leave a
~ Scott-Patrick Mitchell from 'on how to be a bird', Red Room Poetry Fellow 2022
The Fellowship recognises the achievements and artistic goals of contemporary Australian poets.
The Red Room Poetry Fellowship was established to foster poetic and professional development of an individual within the wider poetic community. Valued at $10,000, this opportunity encourages poets to undertake an intensive period of creative development involving a range of commissions, residency, recordings and publication outcomes.
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Red Room Poetry Fellowship 2021Each year, the Fellowship is awarded to a previously commissioned poet to recognise their achievements and foster their poetic and professional development.
While this Fellowship is currently only open to previously commissioned Red Room Poets, we're always looking for new voices for upcoming poetic projects. If you're interested in a Red Room Poetry commission, email firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy of your CV, a suite of your best poems, as well as the kind of projects in which you are interested.