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Amro Zoabe | Syrian #refugee and Keira High School student

24th June 2017

97.3 ABC Illawarra

Refugee Week poetry project

24th June 2017

Illawarra refugee students Sarah Al Arnoos and Amro Zoabe, Red Room Poetry's Kirli Saunders and Illawarra Multicultural Services CEO Racquel Aldunate talk to ABC Illawarra's Justin Huntsdale.

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June 24, 2017  

Sara Al Anoos | Syrian #refugee and Keira High School Student

23rd June 2017

97.3 ABC Illawarra

Celebrated poet Ali Cobby Eckermann wins Red Room Poetry Fellowship

13th June 2017

Internationally acclaimed poet Ali Cobby Eckerman takes out Red Room Poetry Fellowship.

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SBS Living Black


8th June 2017

Ali Cobby-Eckermann is a celebrated poet who has just been awarded the inaugural Red Room Poetry Fellowship.
A proud Yankunytjatjara/Kokatha kunga woman, Ali hails from the Mid North town of Koolunga, and caught up with Anita on Flow FM for more.

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Ali Cobby Eckermann awarded Red Room Poetry Fellowship

2nd June 2017

Red Room Poetry has announced Koolunga poet, Ali Cobby Eckermann, as its inaugural RRP Fellowship winner. 
A proud Yankunytjatjara / Kokatha kunga poet, Ali said she was delighted to have been selected from such a formidable pool of Australian poets. Read more »

Northern Argus

Free arts education for local students

31st May 2017

Students at Shoalhaven High School and Kangaroo Valley Primary School participated in the Eucalyptus Eco-Poetry Project on March 24-28.

South Coast Register

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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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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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