All student poems

The School

Shenton College is located in Perth in WA.The school was presented a Highly Commended National Achievement award by the then Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, in 2009. Shenton College strives to weave co-curricular activities into their learning and education framework, to provide students with opportunities to explore the academic, the sporting, and the creative sides of their personalities.

The Project

Students from Year 10 in Shenton College worked with poet Danijela Kambaskovic-Sawers on their guerilla poetry projects, which bring poetry to the fore of the school in new and unexpected ways.

The Poet

Danijela Kambaskovic-Sawers

Danijela Kambaskovic-Sawers is based in Western Australia and currently works at the University of Western Australia. She has had poetry published in Cordite and Overland, and won the David Campbell Prize for an unpublished poem in 2008 with a work called A Migrant Writer on a Bus (Thinking of Kundera).

You can read her humourous epic, The Williad, here.