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August 2018


Tue 26th Jun  -
Thu 9th Aug 

Look out for our Tumbalong Gatherers train campaign (26 June - 9 August, 2018). Five Sydney trains will encourage people to visit Darling Square and Darling Quarter to engage with First Nations poetry and art.

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Student poetry on buses

Tue 26th Jun  -
Tue 7th Aug 

Poems by four Illawarra students -- Victoria (Year 4, Warrawong PS), Isabel (Year 8, Warrawong HS), Ezakhai (Year 8, Kemblawarra PS) and Jallarah (Year 6, Warrawong PS) -- were published on the back of five buses that travelled through the Illawarra.

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NEW SHOOTS: Poetry tour of the Cairns Botanic Gard

Sun 12th Aug 1:30 p.m. -
Sun 12th Aug 

As part of Cairns Tropical Writers Festival: Join poet Sarah Holland-Batt and the Friends of the Cairns Botanic Gardens team. Enjoy the walking tour and poetry readings insired by the local tropical biodiversity.

 Free event

MLC Burwood

Wed 15th Aug  -
Wed 15th Aug 

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

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September 2018

All Saints Anglican School, QLD

Wed 12th Sep  -
Wed 12th Sep 

Poet Scotty 'Wings' Sneddon will deliver two dynamic and engaging poetic performances exploring the creative process and the power of poetry and drama in self expression at All Saints Anglican School in Queensland.

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WSU's Young Writers' Day 2018

Wed 26th Sep  -
Wed 26th Sep 

Talented young writers (Years 10 and 11) from Western Sydney hone their skills at Young Writers' Day (YWD). Students gather to hear a keynote address from a prominent author and take part in two workshops each, run by published authors, including many award-winners.

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