Media enquiries, please contact Executive Director Tamryn Bennett firstname.lastname@example.org or on (02) 9319 5090.
A Way With Words
2nd March 2015
Check out this radio documentary that features Johanna and a number of the poets we work with, including Luka Lesson who was running workshops in Tennant Creek as part of our collaboration with the Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation.
On All the Best, Maisie Cohen explored the world of performance poetry. She spoke to activists, community housing residents and prisoners all learning to use poetry to express their ideas. There are poems about oil and gas fracking on the coast off Indigenous land, poems about disadvantage and racism, poems about human connection.
All The Best
Poetry Object 2014 on ABC Radio National
17th February 2015
ABC Radio National special Poetry Object feature of winning and highly commended poems read by the students themselves.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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!
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