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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | August 20, 2017

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Queensland Poetry Festival 2017

August 12, 2017 |

The Queensland Poetry Festival hits our city in August with a plethora of poems, spoken word and comedy. Breaking us out of our everyday monotony with the impact of Anisa Nandaula’s words, the festival this year has the theme of Distant Voices. Voices from across the globe cut through the strata of society to highlight social issues from racism to inequality.

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8 Events You Must See at The Queensland Poetry Festival

August 14, 2016 |

The Queensland Poetry will be returning for its 20th year packed full of film, performance, panels, music, comedy and of course poetry.

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Queensland Poetry Festival

July 20, 2015 |

If you’re a poet, a performance artist or just a lover of words with a very short attention span, mark the Queensland Poetry Festival down in your diary. Under the new creative management of David Stavanger and Anne-Marie Te Whiu, and with a huge line-up of artists and events, the biggest event in Brisbane poetry is looking better than ever.

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Interview: Abe Nouk, Slam Poet

March 6, 2015 |

Refugee turned national poet, Abe Nouk is one of the many brave new voices changing the face of Australian slam poetry. 
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Submissions Open For Queensland Poetry Festival

January 31, 2015 |

Queensland’s biggest weekend for poetry and the people who write it may still be many months away, but the deadline for submissions is fast approaching. If you’re a poet, spoken word artist or performer wanting to take your work to a larger audience, the Queensland Poetry Festival could be your chance.

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Cabaret Coming Soon To The Judith Wright Centre

January 13, 2015 |

If you’ve been itching to see some good cabaret or burlesque, then the Judith Wright Centre is sure to start your year off with a bang with a bumper lineup of Australia’s best acts coming in February and March.

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What’s On For Literary Minds

December 6, 2014 |

Want to showcase your latest work, or soak up Brisbane’s finest literary talent, but don’t know where to begin? We’ve complied a list of Brisbane’s best events for authors, poets and bookworms alike. Read More

Top picks at QPF 2013

August 20, 2013 |

The Queensland Poetry Festival (spoken in one strange word) returns to Brisbane this weekend! Read More

Slamming It!

August 3, 2013 |

Everyday Australians will soon to take to the stage at the Queensland State Library to compete in the second Brisbane heat of the 2013 Australian Poetry Slam.

“Poetry is supposed to be spoken out loud,” explains … Read More

Poetry Myths You’ll Most Definitely Have Heard

July 2, 2013 |

For those of you have entered the world of poetics, I am almost 100 per cent sure you’ve encountered a conversation that has gone a little something like this, “you write poetry?! Uhm, why?!”

Wherever you find poetry, you’ll often … Read More