2021 Perth Poetry Festival

Join us for the 17th annual Perth Poetry Festival commencing Friday 10th September and finishing on Sunday 19th September.

COVID; the committee has decided that the festival will proceed as planned with a physical audience and guests in person. However, if this is not possible we will provide alternatives including video conferencing and other online opportunities.


Annamaria Weldon

Guest poets include;

RikTheMost (Rikki Livermore, NZ) via Zoom
David McCooey (Vic) via Zoom
Jill Jones (SA) via Zoom

with local poets;

Cass Lynch
Emily Sun
Alexander Te Pohe
Miriam Wei Wei Lo

For biographies click here

Program details click here

Workshop details click here


16th September

Main Festival

16 – 19th September

Pre Festival Events

10 – 15th September

Main Venue

Queens Building. Level 1, 97 William St, Perth

The 2021 Perth Poetry Festival  receives funds from Creative Partnerships Australia through the Australia Cultural Fund and is supported by;