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Perth Poetry Festival 2023

2023 Perth Poetry Festival

WA Poets Inc (WAPoets) is presenting a 9-day poetry Perth Poetry Festival (PPF2023) in September.

With an emphasis on diversity and inclusivity. PPF2023 is:
  • the only literature festival in WA devoted entirely to poetry.
  • showcases featured local WA poets alongside invited national and international guests which include culturally and/or gender diverse with a diverse program of themed readings, seminars, residencies, award ceremonies and book launches
  • provides opportunities for local poets to participate via readings, open microphone segments and micro-residencies.
  • offers networking and skill- development at workshops and seminars led by practicing poets of a high industry standard.
  • accessible to as many as possible by keeping ticketed prices low and providing some free events.
  • available via ZOOM enabling international and interstate audiences to attend events 
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    Event Showings

    9 – 18 September

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    Ticketed event

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    Planet Royale

    12 Lake Street

    Northbridge WA 6003

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