2017 Anthology Launch

9780987363374-Perfect A5 croppedHelp us celebrate the launch of the 2017 Poetry d’Amour Anthology and the presentations of prize winners of the 2017 Poetry d’Amour Love Poetry Contest.


Manning Community Hall. 2 Conochie Cres, Manning

Entry fee: $10 includes wine and light refreshments. To book click here

Performances by:
Coral Carter
Soairse Nash
David Pensabene

Supported by the City of South Perth Libraries and Oakover Wines

2017 Perth Poetry Festival

11 – 20th August.

Featuring 2 international (Luis Francia, U.S.A. and Lydia Lockett, Canada), 2 national (Susan Fealy, Vic. and Andy Jackson, Vic.) and 4 local poets (Dennis Haskell, Mags Webster, Matt Norman and Luka Buchanan) in a variety of events from readings to panel discussions and workshops supported by guest musician, Tim Gallagher.

Festival Program click here

Guest poets biographies  click here

Festival Workshops click here

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The 2017 Perth Poetry Festival is part of the City of Perth Winter Arts Season and is supported by:


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Ros Spencer Poetry Prize

An open themed poetry contest open to all poets.

First Prize    $701

Second Prize   $299


            2 x Highly Commended Awards

            2 x Commended Awards

Contest is closed for judging.

Prize winners will be announced at the closing event of the 2017 Perth Poetry Festival from 7pm on Sunday 20th August at the Northbridge Community Room, corner James & Lake Sts., Perth.