Congratulations to the 2018 Poetry d’Amour Love Poetry Contest winners. To read the winning poems click here
To purchase a copy of the 2018 Poetry d’Amour Anthology click here
To purchase tickets to 2019 Poetry d’Amour Valentine’s Day event featuring Belgian poet and theatre artist, Maya Wuytack click here
For information about Maya and this event click here
WAPI is presenting a series of workshops during 2019 that will explore various aspects of poetry and poetry writing.
The first workshop will be Writing Poetry from Real Life presented by Virginia O’Keefe.
For details, click here
Welcome to 2019! May this year be a productive one for all.
For a poetry-filled start to the year, consider joining the Bush Poetry & Yarn Crystal Swan event as run by our friends over at WA Bush Poets.
This hour cruise will delight with performances from several local bush poets as Perth city shines on in the background. The magical night is running twice as part of the Perth Fringe Festival, with different guests for each occasion.
First Event: Thursday 31st January, featuring Peter Nettleton, Cobber Lethbridge, James Fitzpatrick and John Hayes
Second Event: Thursday 7th February, featuring Bill Gordon, Roger Cracknell, Barry Higgins and Rob Gunn
Boarding for both events is from 6:30pm, with performances running from 7:00pm to 8:00pm.
Tickets are available through the Fringeworld website.
For the winning poems click here
WA Poets Inc would like to thank Geoff Spencer and family for supporting this contest.
To view the winners of the 2018 Creatrix Poetry and Haiku Prizes click here
10 – 19th August
Festival launch – 16th August, Queens Building. 97 William St, Perth.
Check out the guests and their biographies click here
Book workshops facilitated by guest poets click here
Festival events click here
Follow the Festival on FaceBook click here
The 2018 Perth Poetry Festival is supported by:
A poetry contest for original and unpublished poems of up to 60 lines with an open theme.
First Prize $701
Second Prize $299
Plus 2 x Highly Commended Awards
2 x Commended Awards
This contest is closed for judging. Awards will be announced on 19th August
For details click here