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Eckermann wins inaugural Red Room Poetry Fellowship

22nd May 2017

Ali Cobby Eckermann has won the inaugural Red Room Poetry fellowship.

Eckermann was chosen from a shortlist of 10 poets. She receives a $5000 stipend, a $1000 commission to create a number of poems for publication on public transport, a two-week residency at Bundanon Trust, and opportunities to present up to four paid poetry workshops and a public address.

Red Room has also awarded commissions to the other nine shortlisted poets.
The judges said: ‘Ali demonstrates a dynamic commitment to her poetic craft and deepening connections with country, community and broader kinships through the development of new works.’

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Book+Publishing

Red Room Poetry announces shortlist for inaugural fellowship

12th May 2017

The shortlist has been announced for the inaugural Red Room Poetry fellowship, launched to recognise the achievements and artistic goals of contemporary Australian poets.

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Book+Publishing

Bagaimana Mengekspresikan Diri dalam Bahasa Inggris Melalui Puisi

22nd March 2017

Manal Younus

Celebrating UNESCO's World Poetry Day on March 21, Australia Plus presented a feature article in Bahasa Melayu titled 'How to express yourself in English using poetry'. The article spotlights Red Room Poetic Learning, interviewing and analysing poetry from Poetry Object Commissioned Poet Manal Younus, and Poetry Object Producer Eunice Andrada.

ABC's Australia Plus

How to express yourself in English using poetry

21st March 2017

Manal Younus

Celebrating UNESCO's World Poetry Day on March 21, Australia Plus presented a feature article titled 'How to express yourself in English using poetry'. The article spotlights Red Room Poetic Learning, interviewing and analysing poetry from Poetry Object Commissioned Poet Manal Younus, and Poetry Object Producer Eunice Andrada.

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ABC's Australia Plus

Poets Corner White Night

5th March 2017

Omar Musa's 'The Great Displaced' lit up the Mining Exchange Building for Ballarat White Night, in collaboration with Electric Canvas.

Poets Corner as part of White Night Ballarat.

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ABC News

White Night Ballarat review: All-night art party with a touch of gold

5th March 2017

Omar Musa's 'The Great Displaced' lit up the Mining Exchange Building for Ballarat White Night, in collaboration with Electric Canvas.

Ballarat's mining exchange was covered in colourful projections of 19th century Australian poetry.

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The Age

Ballarat comes alive for White Night

4th March 2017

Poetry from Henry Lawson and 4 Australian Contemporary Poets, lit up the Mining Exchange Building for Ballarat White Night, in collaboration with Electric Canvas.

Image result for ballarat white night mining exchange

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The Courier

The Word On Young Poets - Sydney's Child

2nd February 2017

Primary Winner of the Poetry Object 2016, Year 6 Student Niamh Deering from Our Lady of Mt Carmel NSW has had her poem published in Sydney's February Child.

Sydney's Child

Red Room Exhibits Winning Poetry

1st February 2017

The Poetry Object featuring in Outthere, the in-flight magazine of Rex Airlines, Australia.

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REX Outthere

Poetry Takes Flight - REX Outthere

15th December 2016

REX Outthere