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Each thread is its own story
everything woven
is first a lonely particle

~ from ‘Threading Battle Lines’ by Candy Royalle, Red Room Poetry Fellow 2018


This is the application for the Red Room Poetry Fellowship 2019.

Before applying, please read the full terms and conditions. You can download them here as a .pdf


To apply

Complete the application form below, attach your CV, three recent poems, high-resolution headshot with a short bio and a cover letter (1000 words max.) addressing the following criteria:

  1. Show potential for this Fellowship to benefit your creative development and advance a previous poetic project or consequent work
  2. Provide a proposal detailing how your commissioned works will respond to a past or present Red Room project (include project feasibility within the timeframe and budget)
  3. Availability to attend a two-week residency at Bundanon Trust (26 June – 9 July 2019)
  4. Willingness and experience to deliver three poetic workshops
  5. Preparedness to record, publish and speak publicly about your poetry and creative process


When attaching documents, please label your documents with your surname + the content:

  • SURNAME_SUPP (for any additional/supplementary documents)

Maximum file size limit is 5MB. Having trouble uploading your submission? Please email or call 02 9319 5090.

Application form