at The Wheeler Centre

Thousands of Sails - Launching Australian Poetry

Chris Wallace-Crabbe calls poetry an ‘often quiet art’, though a large community of Australians read, write, and are passionate about the form.

Join us, as we launch Australian Poetry, a new national organisation.


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Portrait of Ouyang Yu

Ouyang Yu

Ouyang Yu came to Australia in early 1991 and has since published 55 books of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, literary translation and literary criticism in English and Chinese.

Portrait of Dagmar Leupold

Dagmar Leupold

Dagmar Leupold is a German poet.

Portrait of Yvette Holt

Yvette Holt

Yvette Holt heralds from the Bidjara Nation of Queensland. Born and raised in Brisbane, Yvette is a multi-award-winning poet, academic and feminist.


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