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Discover what's on this Poetry Month (1-31 August 2021). From Red Room Poetry initiatives and collaborations, to a range of community events and workshops across the country, there's something for everyone this August.

Want to see your event featured on the lineup? We warmly invite all Australian arts organisations and community groups to submit their August 2021 events for possible inclusion in the Calendar.

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            • Around the Planet with Emily Sun and Hassan Al-Nawwab
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                  • Our Great Big Fat Poetry Extravaganza
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                    • THE INVISIBLE ART OF MENDING with Felicity Plunkett
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                                            Sympoiesis : Eco Poetry
                                            10:30 a.m.
                                            Eastside Radio 89.7FM
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                                            7 p.m.
                                            Red Room Poetry Facebook
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                                            Around the Planet with Emily Sun and Hassan Al-Nawwab
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                                            Planet Books (State Theatre Building); Northbridge
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                                            Red Room Poetry Facebook
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                                            Our Great Big Fat Poetry Extravaganza
                                            1:30 p.m.
                                            Torquay
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                                            THE INVISIBLE ART OF MENDING with Felicity Plunkett
                                            10:30 a.m.
                                            Online
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                                            7 p.m.
                                            Red Room Poetry Facebook
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                                            Red Room Poetry Facebook
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                                            THE INVISIBLE ART OF MENDING with Felicity Plunkett
                                            6:30 p.m.
                                            Online
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                                            Sympoiesis : Eco Poetry
                                            2 Aug 2021
                                            Eastside Radio 89.7FM
                                            Tune into this radio show on Eastside Radio 89.7fm focusing on eco-poetry and environmental art. 30-45min of each show is dedicated purely to eco-poetry with poets reading their works and talking to the process of writing. There will be three such shows in August 2021: Mondays 2, 16, 30 Aug (10:30-11:15am)
                                            Sympoiesis : Eco Poetry
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                                            3 Aug 2021
                                            Red Room Poetry Facebook
                                            Line Break is Red Room Poetry's new online review show that will run weekly across Poetry Month featuring poetry in all its forms from feature poets, publishers, music acts, giveaways, what's on and regular segments. Hosted by Anne-Marie Te Whiu & David Stavanger. Tuesdays 7-8pm on 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 August.
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                                            Around the Planet with Emily Sun and Hassan Al-Nawwab
                                            8 Aug 2021
                                            Planet Books (State Theatre Building); Northbridge
                                            This is the launch of Emily Sun's debut poetry collection Vociferate|詠 and Hassan Al-Nawwab's first English language collection Poems that Do Not Sleep. Join Emily, Hassan and their editors – Tracy Ryan and Georgia Richter – at this unique event hosted by Rashida Murphy. See https://tinyurl.com/eb4rx2nr for more info!
                                            Around the Planet with Emily Sun and Hassan Al-Nawwab
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                                            10 Aug 2021
                                            Red Room Poetry Facebook
                                            Line Break is Red Room Poetry's new online review show that will run weekly across Poetry Month featuring poetry in all its forms from feature poets, publishers, music acts, giveaways, what's on and regular segments. Hosted by Anne-Marie Te Whiu & David Stavanger. Tuesdays 7-8pm on 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 August.
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                                            Our Great Big Fat Poetry Extravaganza
                                            13 Aug 2021
                                            Torquay
                                            As part of U3A SurfCoast term three program this is a performance event with poetry games and prizes. Students will also launch a small collection of poetry written over 2020-21. The compere will be prize-winning poet Julie Mclean
                                            Our Great Big Fat Poetry Extravaganza
                                            THE INVISIBLE ART OF MENDING with Felicity Plunkett
                                            15 Aug 2021
                                            Online
                                            This is a workshop designed for poets interested in working with other poets in an editorial capacity — including in relation to your own work. The workshop draws on Felicity’s decade as Poetry Editor at UQP, and her experience and research as a mentor and supervisor of postgraduate students over 15 years.
                                            THE INVISIBLE ART OF MENDING with Felicity Plunkett
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                                            17 Aug 2021
                                            Red Room Poetry Facebook
                                            Line Break is Red Room Poetry's new online review show that will run weekly across Poetry Month featuring poetry in all its forms from feature poets, publishers, music acts, giveaways, what's on and regular segments. Hosted by Anne-Marie Te Whiu & David Stavanger. Tuesdays 7-8pm on 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 August.
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                                            24 Aug 2021
                                            Red Room Poetry Facebook
                                            Line Break is Red Room Poetry's new online review show that will run weekly across Poetry Month featuring poetry in all its forms from feature poets, publishers, music acts, giveaways, what's on and regular segments. Hosted by Anne-Marie Te Whiu & David Stavanger. Tuesdays 7-8pm on 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 August.
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                                            THE INVISIBLE ART OF MENDING with Felicity Plunkett
                                            26 Aug 2021
                                            Online
                                            This is a workshop designed for poets interested in working with other poets in an editorial capacity — including in relation to your own work. The workshop draws on Felicity’s decade as Poetry Editor at UQP, and her experience and research as a mentor and supervisor of postgraduate students over 15 years.
                                            THE INVISIBLE ART OF MENDING with Felicity Plunkett
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                                            31 Aug 2021
                                            Red Room Poetry Facebook
                                            Line Break is Red Room Poetry's new online review show that will run weekly across Poetry Month featuring poetry in all its forms from feature poets, publishers, music acts, giveaways, what's on and regular segments. Hosted by Anne-Marie Te Whiu & David Stavanger. Tuesdays 7-8pm on 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 August.
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