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Poetic wordsmiths, historic careers & children’s books

WHAT'S ON | DONATE BECOME A MEMBER     Slam poetry spectacular The search is on for Australia’s 2022 poetry slam champion!  Cheer on the Victorian finalists in an electric live event...

Gwen Harwood was one of Australia’s finest poets – she was also one of the most subversive

Image: Gwen Harwood (1920-1995). A.T. Bolton/Wikimedia commons Gwen Harwood is one of Australia’s finest poets. Her poetry is studied in secondary schools across the nation. While...

Hello Winter! Welcome Butterfly Nebula & Jane Eyre

    Winter Season 2022 begins with a sunny outlook this week (inside the theatre, anyway)! We want to thank all the incredible artists who shared their...

Celebrate NAIDOC Week at the Library

  WHAT'S ON | DONATE BECOME A MEMBER     NAIDOC Week (3–10 July 2022) is a time for all Australians to celebrate and learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples,...

Sunday essay: writing poems across oceans, cultures and emails – John Kinsella on creative collaboration

John Kinsella, top right, and (clockwise), Kwame Dawes, Thurston Moore and Charmaine Papertalk Green. Courtesy Tamati Smith, The Thurston Moore Group, the University of Nebraska My...

Sunday essay: How leftist, feminist poet Dame Mary Gilmore became ‘Aunt Mary’ in the PM’s political narrative

Images: Wikimedia Commons and AAP/EPA/Erik S. Lesser Dame Mary Gilmore died at 97 in late 1962, two and a half years before the birth of...