The All Poetry Competition Suspended, April 2015
The All Poetry Competition has been suspended until further notice. The Kitchen Table Poets, Shoalhaven thank
all those who have participated so enthusiastically for the past ten years. We hope we have helped poets through
comment and look forward to doing so again in the future.
20–21 September 2014. Masterclass with Deb Westbury at Willow Wood, Broughton Vale
Kitchen Table Poets, with the assistance of a CASP grant, will hold a two-day poetry masterclass with
well-known teacher Deb Westbury. This
workshop offers the opportunity for experienced poets to further develop their writing.
Limited places available, the subsidised fee of $100 covers both days, including morning and afternoon tea,
Ph: 02 4421 3076. or contact us.
ALL POETRY Competition 2014
- Closes 14.7.14
- Name The All Poetry Competition
- Open to Australians 18yrs and over
- Theme None
- Accepts All genres of poetry
- Length 14-40 lines
- Entry Fee per entry $7.50
- No entry form. Optional ssae for comment, results
- Prize $200, $100, $60 plus book Tangents
Australia-wide OPEN NOW No entry form required
A competition for all genres of original, unpublished poetry, 14- 40 lines written in English.and poem(s) not
to have won a cash prize in
any other competition. Send two copies of each poem. First Prize:$ 200. Second Prize:$100 Third prize $60.
Winners to receive a copy of
Tangents, poetry by The Kitchen Table Poets, cover drawing by Robert Dickerson.
Entry Fee $7.50 per poem. Cheques or money orders made out to All Poetry. No author name on ms. Please use a
cover sheet showing name of
author and poem, address, phone, (e-mail.) Feedback comments will be forwarded to thirty or more entrants .
Include ssae for this and
Entrants must be 18yrs or over. Send entries to All Poetry PO Box 3268 North Nowra 2541 Conducted and judged
by members of The Kitchen
Table Poets, Shoalhaven.
Closing date July 14 2014
Poems from the South Coast
In association with the current Lloyd Rees exhibition, Works from the South Coast, the Shoalhaven
City Arts Centre will host a
poetry reading featuring the Kitchen Table Poets.
Special guest speaker: Auguste Blackman
Compere: Jennifer Dickerson
Hear poems inspired by the Lloyd Rees artworks and the South Coast landscape by the Kitchen Table Poets
, Lyn Kluewer
, Chere Le Page
, Alison Thompson
Free entry. Water and juice available in the foyer before the reading.
No food or drink permitted in Main
Saturday, 9 November, 1–2.30pm. Shoalhaven City Arts Centre, Main Gallery
12 Berry Street, Nowra.
(02) 4429 5444
As part of the Shoalhaven Stories project at the Shoalhaven Arts Centre, Chere Le Page and Colleen Duncan
held a workshop for participants
to write their ‘Shoalhaven Stories’ in poetry.
On 22 September, the Kitchen Table Poets, in conjunction with Bundanon Trust, the South Coast Writers’ Centre
and Shoalhaven FAW, presented
River Readings at Riversdale with guest poets Les Murray and Chris Mansell. Chere Le Page was the brilliant
MC for the event.
Also reading on the day were Kitchen Table Poets Irene Wilkie, Kate Broadhurst, Elaine Chin, Colleen Duncan,
Jennifer Dickerson, Chere Le
Page, Alison Thompson and Lyn Kluewer.