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

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Red Room Media Release

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.

Click here to listen to the podcast. 

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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. 

Listen here 

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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