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The School

Founded in 1886, MLC School is an Independent Girls’ School of the Uniting Church in Australia. MLC School’s mission is to educate young women to be fearless thinkers with moral courage and compassion, to be agents of change in their own lives and the lives of others.

The Project

Students create poetry about their special objects, guided by poet Toby Fitch and in conjunction with their current unit of study: celestial space.

Students will create unique poems based on their own objects. They will then submit their poems to Poetry Object, to be published in the digital library

The Poet

Toby Fitch

Toby Fitch is poetry editor of Overland. His books include Rawshock, which won the Grace Leven Prize for Poetry 2012, Jerilderies and, most recently,The Bloomin’ Notions of Other & Beau (Vagabond 2016). He lives in Newtown, Sydney, where he works as a freelance editor, an events organiser, a researcher, a teacher of creative writing, & etc.

 

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