2020 Perth Poetry Festival

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Festival Program click here

Festival Workshops click here

Read about the Festival on Weekend Notes

To provide feedback about an event at the Perth Poetry Festival, click here

The 2020 Perth Poetry Festival acknowledges the support of the Western Australian State Government, through BE Perth, and receives funds from Creative Partnerships Australia through the Australia Cultural Fund

Membership

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WA Poets Inc is managed entirely by volunteers and is dedicated to promoting and developing poets and poetry. We are located in Perth, Western Australia, but welcome networking opportunities with national and international poets.

WA Poets Inc relies on membership fees to help cover some of the costs associated with presenting poetry events and programs.

Membership is from 1st July to 30th June.

To become a member or to renew your membership click here.

2020 Ros Spencer Poetry Contest

CertificateStreet_BL_095 cropped HorizA poetry contest from WA Poets Inc. open to all poets for original and unpublished poems of up to 60 lines on any theme with the opportunity to be included in the anthology Brushstrokes (2020-21), to be published in 2021, and to win:

First Prize       $701

Second Prize      $299

Plus 2 x Highly Commended Awards and 2 x Commended Awards

Contest is closed for Judging.

Results will be announced on Sunday 27th September as part of the 2020 Perth Poetry Festival.

This contest is proudly supported by Geoff Spencer and family

2020 Poetry d’Amour Love Poetry Contest

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As part of Poetry d’Amour 2020, submissions are sought for original, unpublished love poems for an opportunity to win:

First Prize: $500

Runner Up: $200

2 x Highly Commended Certificates**

2 x Commended Certificates**

PLUS

Youth Incentive Award: $100

This Contest is closed for Judging 

To read past winning entries click here

To purchase a copy of the 2019 Poetry d’Amour Anthology click here

Poetry Editing

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Are you interested in joining a positive support group to edit and offer constructive criticism of your poetry?

WA Poets is running a Poetry Editing group, 10am-1pm on the second and last Wednesday of each month, from our office (Room 33, Level 2, Bon Marche Arcade. 80 Barrack St. Perth). Cost is $5 per session for WAPI members ($10 for non members). If interested, please click here and leave a message.