About WA Poets Inc

Support, Develop and Promote Poets and Poetry in Western Australia and globally.


Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Poetry d’Amour Love Poetry Contest. To read the winning poems click here

To purchase a copy of the 2021 Poetry d’Amour Anthology click here

Congratulations to the winners of the Creatrix Poetry and Haiku Awards. To read the winning poems and haiku click here

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Ros Spencer Poetry Contest. To read the winning poems click here

2021 Perth Poetry Festival

A series of low cost events and workshops to develop and extend your poetry experience.

Click on the links for more information

2021 Patron’s Keynote Speech by Annamaria Weldon

Another fantastic Perth Poetry Festival is over and WAPI would like to thank all of the poets, from the features to the local, who participated. Your efforts and poetry were amazing in all instances. If you attended any of the Festival events, WAPI would be grateful if you could take 3–5 minutes to provide feedback. Please click here

For the latest information, visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/wapoets

Whistling Duck Wines

WA Poets Inc is pleased to offer an exciting and affordable range of wines from Calabria Family Wines, ‘Whistling Duck’ . Developed by the wine legend Len Evans and exported around the world, Whistling Duck Wines punch above their weight for quality and value. For more details click here

2021 Ros Spencer Poetry Contest

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The 2021 Ros Spencer Poetry Contest is closed for judging.

Winners will be announced on Sunday 19th Sept (7–10pm) as part of the 2021 Perth Poetry Festival. The 2020–21 anthology “Brushstrokes II” will be launched in November.

This contest is proudly supported by Geoff Spencer and family

Becoming Known

Of our emerging poets who entered this program, we are excited to showcase six of them here in this anthology. Josephine Clarke, Fable Goldsmith. Ruari Jack Hughes, Taonga Sendama, Sunny Wignall and Colin Young are each incredibly gifted poets in their own right.

To purchase copies of the anthology click here



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.