Each thread is its own story
everything woven
is first a lonely particle
~ Candy Royalle from ‘Threading Battle Lines

Recognising the achievements and artistic goals of contemporary Australian poets

Now in its second year, the Red Room Poetry Fellowship was established to foster the poetic and professional development of an individual within the wider poetic community, encouraging poets to undertake an intensive period of creative development involving a range of commissions, residency, recordings and publication outcomes.

Fellow 2018

Red Room Poetry has announced internationally acclaimed poet and performer Candy Royalle as the 2018 recipient of the Red Room Poetry Fellowship.

For judging notes and Candy's statement, view the full announcement.

Shortlist 2018

Due to the high quality of submissions, shortlisted poets were offered a commission opportunity from Red Room Poetry, written in the theme of their proposed project for the Fellowship.