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    Guwayu – For All Times Showcase

    Sunday 29th August 2021 / 9 a.m.
    Join Wiradjuri writer, poet and editor of the Guwayu – For All Times collection at the NT Writers Festival.
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    City of Sydney Poetry Showcase

    Saturday 28th August 2021 / 2 p.m.
    Live at Green Square Library supported by City of Sydney. More details soon.
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    AUS-NZ Poetry Showcase

    Thursday 26th August 2021 / 6 p.m.
    Join our online Showcase featuring leading contemporary poets from Australia and New Zealand.
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    'Everything is Everything’ with Tony Birch

    Wednesday 25th August 2021 / 7 p.m.
    Join award-winning author and poet Tony Birch for this workshop exploring poetry, simplicity, spaces to breathe and layers of infinity.
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    South Australia Poetry Showcase

    Friday 20th August 2021 / 6 p.m.
    Presented in partnership with Writers SA at the Institute Building, State Library of South Australia. More details soon.
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    NSW Poetry Showcase

    Thursday 19th August 2021 / 6:30 p.m.
    Join us in celebration of The State Library of NSW poetry showcase, featuring some of NSW’s finest contemporary poets.
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    Srsly?! Comedy and Poetry with Vidya Rajan

    Wednesday 18th August 2021 / 7 p.m.
    Join comedian and multidisciplinary artist, Vidya Rajan, in exploring the intersections of comedy and poetry.
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    Gran Slam! Live at HOTA

    Friday 13th August 2021 / 7 p.m.
    Join us at the Gran Slam! Live event starring Special guests Matt Hsu, David Stavanger, and Tenzin Choegyal.
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    Red Room Poetry Fellowship Showcase

    Thursday 12th August 2021 / 7 p.m.
    Tune in for readings from our 2021 Fellowship shortlist poets featuring Fellow, Ellen van Neerven.
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    Where Poetry Meets Beatbox with Hope One

    Wednesday 11th August 2021 / 7 p.m.
    Join beatboxer and multidisciplinary artist, Hope One, in exploring the intersections of The Beat and The Rhyme.
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    Fair Trade Showcase

    Monday 09th August 2021 / 7 p.m.
    Join us for feature readings by Fair Trade commissioned poets.
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    Emerging Older Voices with Sarah Temporal

    Wednesday 04th August 2021 / 7 p.m.
    Join prize-winning performance poet and educator Sarah Temporal in a space for late blooming poets to form new words.
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    Poetry Month Gala

    Wednesday 04th August 2021 / 6:30 p.m.
    We’re celebrating Poetry Month with a gala showcase of some of the finest Australian and international contemporary poets.
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    NAIDOC Week poetry and storytelling workshop

    Saturday 10th July 2021 / 10 a.m.
    Students aged eight to 14 are invited to the library to learn about Indigenous ways of healing country and the art of modern day story telling through poetry.
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    Poetry After Dark at The Hyde Park Barracks

    Thursday 27th May 2021 / 5 p.m.
    For the next instalment of After Dark at Hyde Park Barracks, Red Room takes over the site with a series of special guest poetry performances and workshops.
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    Guwayu – For All Times Panel @ SWF

    Thursday 29th April 2021 / 3 p.m.
    What's on your Sydney Writers' Festival wish list this year? We're excited for this panel event with Guwayu – For All Times contributing poets at Carriageworks on Thursday 29 April, 4pm.
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    POEM FOREST Soil-turning ceremony

    Tuesday 20th April 2021 / 10 a.m.
    In April 2021, we ushered the first seedlings into the soil at Mount Annan in the Australian Botanic Garden, Mt Annan as part of the POEM FOREST Nature Prize 2021.
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    POEM FOREST nature prize

    Sunday 21st March 2021
    Know a young writer? Entries are now open for POEM FOREST – a free nature poetry prize that plants a tree in the Australian Botanic Garden for every student and teacher poem received.
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    Poetry Month 2021 Launch Event

    Sunday 21st March 2021 / 3 p.m.
    On World Poetry Day, we launched the inaugural Poetry Month. Catch the highlights in the video replay.
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    Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop with Ali Jane Smith

    Saturday 20th February 2021 / 2 p.m. – Saturday 20th February 2021 / 4 p.m.
    Poet Ali Jane Smith leads this free outdoor ekphrastic workshop creating new words/worlds responding to the Garden's artworks and surroundings. All ages and writing experience welcome.
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