2023 Perth Poetry Festival

Join us for the 19th annual Perth Poetry Festival commencing Friday 9th September and finishing on Saturday 17th September.


Dr Glen Phillips

International Guest poet;

Srijato Bandopadhyay (Bengal) 

Arianne True (Washington State, USA, Poet Laureate)

National Guest Poets include;

Juan Garrido-Slagado (SA) 
Indrani Perera (Vic) 
Jean Kent (NSW) 

with Local Guest Poets;

Lisa Collyer
Caitlin Maling
Talya Rubin
Luoyang Chen

For biographies click here

Program details click here

Workshop details click here

To make a tax-deductible donation to support paying Festival Poets a fair fee click here


14th September, Planet Royale. 12 Lake St Northbridge

The 2023 Perth Poetry Festival receives funds from Creative Partnerships Australia through the Australia Cultural Fund and is supported by;