July 2016

Red Room Poetry Object 2016 - Registrations Open!

Mon 2nd May 12:00 a.m. -
Fri 23rd Sep 6:00 p.m.

Registrations are open for Red Room Poetry Object, a free poetry writing competition inviting young writers and their teachers from across Australia and NZ to submit poems about talismanic objects that hold special significance to them.

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Unlocked @ Balund-a for NAIDOC

Tue 5th Jul  -
Fri 8th Jul 

We return to Balund-a with Lionel Fogarty. Celebrating NAIDOC Week with four days of Unlocked workshops of poetry, art, and music.

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AATE/ALEA National Conference, Adelaide 2016

Thu 7th Jul  -
Sun 10th Jul 

Executive Director Dr Tamryn Bennett will be speaking at the AATE & ALEA National Conference. This conference is an invaluable opportunity to network, consider and discuss big picture issues in education, and consider practical strategies for educational contexts.

www.englishliteracyconference.com.au/

Silverwater Women’s Correctional Centre

Fri 22nd Jul 9:00 a.m. -
Fri 5th Aug 4:00 p.m.

Poets Johanna Featherstone and Gareth Jenkins will take Unlocked workshops to Silverwater Women's Correctional Centre for the first time. Fostering literacy and positive creative expression through poetry, the program will support 12 women to create, edit and produce their own print anthology of poems.

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August 2016

Red Room Poetry Object 2016 - Registrations Open!

Mon 2nd May 12:00 a.m. -
Fri 23rd Sep 6:00 p.m.

Registrations are open for Red Room Poetry Object, a free poetry writing competition inviting young writers and their teachers from across Australia and NZ to submit poems about talismanic objects that hold special significance to them.

For details and registration »

Silverwater Women’s Correctional Centre

Fri 22nd Jul 9:00 a.m. -
Fri 5th Aug 4:00 p.m.

Poets Johanna Featherstone and Gareth Jenkins will take Unlocked workshops to Silverwater Women's Correctional Centre for the first time. Fostering literacy and positive creative expression through poetry, the program will support 12 women to create, edit and produce their own print anthology of poems.

Find out more »

North Lakes State College 2016

Mon 1st Aug  -
Fri 5th Aug 

Adam Pettet will present a series of Poetry Object workshops to over 200 students of North Lakes State College.

With activities inspired by our new free Poetry Object learning resource, students will write poems inspired by their favourite objects while embarking on a thought-provoking writing journey relating to themes of resistance.

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South Coast Correctional Centre 2016

Mon 22nd Aug 9:00 a.m. -
Thu 25th Aug 4:00 p.m.

Poet and hip hip artist Nick Bryant Smith (a.k.a SOLO of Horrorshow) will head to South Coast Correctional Centre for an intensive series of Unlocked workshops focusing on poetry through the lens of rap, lyrics, performance and recording. 

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