27 February 2003
26 February 2003
text of an email forwarded by The Poets Union
Poets across the world are organising a world wide day of protest on
March 5. All around the world, poets will deliver anti-war poems to
Sam Hamill, editor of Copper Canyon Press in the US, has collected
more than 10,000 poems in protest, which will be presented to the
White House on that day. UK poems will be presented to Downing
The poems, and more information about this protest, can be found at
As the demonstrations in Melbourne, Sydney and countless other cities
and towns across Australia showed recently, Australian involvement in
the possible war on Iraq is deeply unpopular and cuts across many
political and social divides. We are hoping for a strong
representation from Australian poets.
Poets who wish to send their poems to the Australian Government on
that day should email poems, by 3 March, to Alison Croggon, at
email@example.com. Please paste poems into the body of the email
and do not send attached documents, as these will not be opened.
Anyone who can help with organisational business should contact
Alison on the above address. And please pass this message on to
anybody who might be interested.
16 February 2003
12 February 2003
7 February 2003
Another 10 Days
From the Mercury, Friday February 7 2003 p.2.
Artists book in to rival 10 Days
by Margaretta Pos
A Nobel laureate has agreed t be patron of an arts event set up as an alternative to 10 days on the Island ... 'Future Perfect' involves 69 prominent Australian artists, writers and thinkers with ties to Tasmania who will work in pairs or trios to produce art works and allied texts ... Co-curated by Dick Bett and Gerard Castles, it will be staged at various venues in North Hobart and will open on 26 March and close on 6 April 2003 ..."
5 February 2003
Blank and Free: readings at the Bond Store
Date: 22 February 2003: 2 - 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Theme: Earth; landscape
Readers: Peter Grant, Anne Kellas and ... Helen Cushing (unconfirmed)
More info: email: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Bond Store Readings "These readings sprang from a partnership between arts@work, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and the Tasmanian Writers Centre.
Arts@work web site: http://www.artsatwork.com.au/
RePUBlic Readings series 2003
If you have a strong commitment -- and importantly, the free time -- to be on a small steering committee which is trying to get these readings off the ground for 2003, please contact Anne Kellas, mob. 0418 508 845, email (after hours) email@example.com.
Thanks to the Australian Writers Centre, here's a list of s hort story competitions to enter in 2019: https://www.writerscentre.com.au/...