September 2017

RUOK? Day 2017

Fri 1st Sep  -
Fri 1st Sep 

Kick off your shoes for RUOK? Day as we deliver immersive poetry workshops in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney to promote the benefits of connecting with nature through poetry for healthy minds. The program is free for high school students.

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New Shoots @ Melbourne Writers Festival

Sun 3rd Sep 2:30 p.m. -
Sun 3rd Sep 4:30 p.m.

Celebrating New Shoots at the Melbourne Writers Festival. Join 10 poets for a poetic walking tour and afternoon tea in the Gardens. Featuring poets Bruce Pascoe, Maria Takolander, Bonny Cassidy, Autumn Royal, Ryan Prehn, Elena Gomez, Duncan Hose, Chris Wallace-Crabbe AM, Carissa Lee Godwin, and Cameron Lowe.

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Lalor North Primary School

Fri 8th Sep  -
Fri 8th Sep 

Emilie Zoey Baker will be leading Poetry Object workshops at Lalor North Primary School (VIC). She will lead Years 5/6 students in a range of writing activities to create submissions for for the Poetry Object competition. 

October 2017

New Shoots Poetic Walking Tour - Story Fest 16

Sat 15th Oct 10:00 a.m. -
 11:30 a.m.

Explore hidden poetic pathways in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney with Eileen Chong. We’ll listen to site-specific poems between the leaves, beneath the branches of the Banyan, and in the quiet of the fernery. Possibilities to create your own plant-inspired poem for the New Shoots prize as well as sharing other botanical offerings.

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