The 2020 Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers Poetry Winner – Aleksandr Little

Aleksandr Little’s story A Kriol Love Call has been awarded The 2020 Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers in the category of poetry. Aleksandr was presented with the award online at the National Young Writers Festival at a special event, and won a $500 cash prize, an exclusive book pack from Hachette Australia and acknowledgement of […]

10 literary events coming up in September that you don’t want to miss

With the sunshine finally peeking through the clouds, it is the perfect time to celebrate the start of spring and go along to exciting literary festivals and events. As always, there are a range of programs happening across the country, check them out below… 1. September 1-11: Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival, Sunshine, VIC Go […]

Introducing the Poets of Toolkits!

We’re stoked to be kicking off Toolkits: Poetry with eight exciting young poets and poets-to-be from across Australia. Ready to meet them? Say hello to…

NYWM Poetry: Broede Carmody

Broede Carmody talks to Izzy Roberts-Orr about poetry, and the relationships between poetry and journalism for National Young Writers’ Month.

NYWM Poetry: Romy Durrant

Week 2 of National Young Writers’ Month sees us throwing the spotlight on Poetry, with an interview series of young poets by Izzy Roberts-Orr

NYWM: Day 9

There has been a lot of focus on novel writing lately, so we thought we’d change it up by giving a shout out to all the blossoming poets out there. With that said, today we will be talking about how to edit your poetry piece. But before we go on, if you’re unsure whether or […]

Poetry in Film Festival

The Poetry in Film Festival (PIFF) selects poems to be interpreted into 4-7 minute short films. The films are to be screened nationwide in Palace Cinemas. The competition theme for 2012 is ‘The Future Imagined’ and the poem can be up to 15 lines. Submit your poem by June 30th 2012. For more information and […]