Details about Queensland Poetry Festival 2017 are emerging at QPF’s website.
QPF’s five awards—the Arts Queensland Val Vallis Award for an Unpublished Poem; the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Prize for an Unpublished Manuscript; the Arts Queensland XYZ Prize for Innovation in Spoken Word; the Philip Bacon Ekphrasis Award; the Oodgeroo Noonuccal Indigenous Poetry Prize—are now open.
I’m thrilled to be co-judging, with Michelle Cahill, the Val Vallis Award; we look forward to reading your poems!
Congratulations to Ali Cobby Eckermann, QPF’s Indigenous Poet in Residence!
The Arts Queensland Poet in Residence will be announced June 30, 2017.