Category Archives: Writing about Place – Competitions and Opportunities

Small Worlds

So pleased to have my haiku accompany the beautiful images in the limited edition catalogue/book of Luke Wagner’s latest exhibition. The exhibition opens at Colville Gallery, Salamanca Place at 3pm on Sunday 5th March

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Marking the Moment

Workshop with Desiree Fitzgibbon and Lyn Reeves haiku and accompanying simple artwork Capture and record a moment from nature through haiku and mark making to create a visual expression of a sensory experience. Join poet Lyn Reeves and local artist … Continue reading

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Nature Writing Prize from The Nature Conservancy Australia

Calling all writers! The Nature Conservancy Australia is delighted to open the fourth biennial Nature Writing Prize. $5,000 will be awarded to an essay of between 3,000 and 5,000 words in the genre of ‘Writing of Place’. The prize will … Continue reading

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Poetry in Hobart

Spring has arrived with a flourish of poetry events in Hobart. A new seasonal poetry reading at Hadley’s Hotel on 26th September will feature James Charlton, Philomena van Rijswijk and Megan Schaffner. Vice-Versa, a book launch concert at The Conservatorium of … Continue reading

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Ginko in the Gardens

Mid-Autumn ginko to celebrate International Haiku Poetry Day Date: Sunday 17 April 2016 Time: 10.30 am – 12.00pm Venue: Japanese Gardens, Hobart Royal Botanical Gardens Ron Moss and Lyn Reeves invite you to join them in a ginko (haikuwalk) to … Continue reading

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A Glimpse of Birdsong

The artwork accompanying my poems in the soon-to-be-published anthology, Birdsong: a Celebration of Bruny Island Birds, are so delightful that I wanted to share them with you. This wonderful Korean rice paper sculpture, Bird Dreaming – Pink Robin is by Hana … Continue reading

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Windfall – Australian haiku journal

It’s almost time for sending your haiku to the new journal Windfall. Submissions are accepted between 30th June and 31 July. The guidelines state : We are seeking haiku which are relevant to the experience of urban and rural life … Continue reading

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