just to listen
to the night
damp, breathing,
not comparing itself
to anything

~ excerpt from 'Before Tomorrow' by Elizabeth Allen, Red Room Commissioned Poet


Before applying, please read the full terms and conditions. You can download them here as a .pdf


To apply, please complete the online application form below, attach your CV, three recent poems, and a cover letter (1000 words max) addressing the following criteria:

1. Show potential for this grant to benefit your own creative development and advance a previous poetic project
 or consequent work
2. Provide a proposal detailing how your commissioned works will respond to a Red Room project
(include project feasibility achievable within the timeframe and budget)
3. Availability to attend a two-week residency at Bundanon Trust (11- 25 August 2017)
4. Willingness and experience to deliver 4 x poetic workshops
5. Preparedness to record, publish and speak publicly about your poetry and creative process 


When attaching documents, please label your documents with your surname + the content:

* SURNAME_SUPP (for any additional/supplementary documents)


Please direct enquiries to fellowship@redroomcompany.org or call 02 9319 5090.

Application form