Media enquiries, please contact Executive Director Tamryn Bennett or on (02) 9319 5090.

Poetry Object 2014 on ABC Radio National

17th February 2015

Tune in to ABC Radio National today for a special chance to hear a selection of the winning and highly commended poems from the Poetry Object read by the student poets and feedback from judge Scott-Patrick Mitchell.

Poetry Object feature on 'Earshot'
ABC Radio National
Wednesday 18 February - 11am
Listen here


What is Poetry Object?

Red Room Poetry Object is a free national poetry-writing competition for students in Years 3-10. Created by The Red Room Company, the project invites young writers and their teachers to submit poems about objects that are special to them.

ABC Radio National

The Red Room Company on Weekend Arts

6th December 2014

Red Room Poetry Object was a feature on Weekend Arts over the weekend, with our own Dr Tamryn Bennett interviewed alongside Poetry Object judge Scott Patrick-Mitchell. Tune in here.....

Weekend Arts, Radio National

Zohab Zee Khan Interview

5th December 2014

Listen to the interview here.

ABC Albury

Slam poet Champ in Residence

26th November 2014

Erin Sommerville from the Albury Wodonga Star recently visited Xavier College in Albury to talk with poet in residence Zohab Zee Khan, who was working with students on The Red Room Companys digital resource, The Disappearing. Read her article here.

Albury Wodonga Star

Finding Home

4th November 2014

The Campbelltown / Macarthur Advertiser joined The Red Room Company, ABCN and Genworth at Leumeah High School for the launch of the Finding Home poetry anthology. Read all the details here.

Campbelltown Advertiser

Poetry Object at Casula Powerhouse

27th August 2014

Anna Hitchings from The Liverpool Leader wrote a small piece about our recent Poetry Object workshops featuring poet L-FRESH The Lion and illustrators Chewie Chan and Leigh Rigozzi at Casula Powerhouse. Read the article here. 

Liverpool Leader

Poetry Object on Radio National

23rd June 2014

Life Matters on Radio National featured a segment on poetry in education. Featuring the launch of the Radio National parnership for The Poetry Object and a discussion about poetry in education with Tamryn Bennett, Darcy Moore and L-FRESH the LION.

Click here to listen to the segment.


Life Matters on Radio National

Parkour Poet at work

17th June 2014

Adam Vidler from the Canterbury Bankstown Express covered our workshop at Canterbury Boys High School featuring poet Tim Sinclair. 

Canterbury Bankstown Express

SMH at Dapto High School

25th February 2014

The SMH sent Education Reporter Amy McNeilage to attend our poetry workshop at Dapto High School featuring slam poet champion Zohab Zee Khan. As a result of her article the school received a donation to fund Red Room Company workshops at the school for the remainder of 2014!


Luka Lesson at Macquarie Fields High School

19th February 2014

The Macarthur Advertiser sent a journalist and photographer to cover our workshop at Macquarie Fields High School with Luka Lesson. 


Macarthur Advertiser


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