Poetry Object 2015
Before the fire of money
burned my happiness.
from 'The Autograph Book' by Conor, Year 6
What is Red Room Poetry Object?
Red Room Poetry Object is a free poetry-writing competition for students in Years 3-10. Created by The Red Room Company, the project invites young writers and their teachers to submit poems inspired by objects that are special to them.
Who can take part?
Red Room Poetry Object is open to students and teachers in Australia and New Zealand.
How to be involved?
Poetry Object 2016 will open on 2 May 2016
Register your school here
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Red Room Poetry Object provides students with creative opportunities to compose and publish their own poetry for authentic audiences. All submitted poems are published on The Red Room Company’s website.
Certificates of Achievement are awarded to all participants. Prizes are awarded for Best Student Poem (Primary), Best Student Poem (Secondary), Best Teacher Poem and Best School Installation.
Book a poetry workshop to help bring poetry to life in your classroom. For more information contact The Red Room Company's Education Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (02) 9319 5090.
Red Room Poetry Object 2015 was made possible with support from the Graeme Wood Foundation. Big Kids Magazine, Big Fat Smile, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre and Arts NSW.
The Red Room Company relies on the generous support of individuals, corporations, government funding bodies and philanthropic foundations.
Visit our online store to purchase publications and materials from this project. The Red Room Company is a not-for-profit organisation. All funds raised support the ongoing work of The Red Room Company.