JOIN US IN 2019 FROM THURS. 3rd – SUN. 6th OCTOBER. Link below to book for 4-day Festival Pass. Tickets also available at Petrarch’s Bookshop, Brisbane St. Launceston.
The Tasmanian Poetry Festival acknowledges and respects the palawa people as the traditional and ongoing owners and custodians of this land and we pay our respect to all elders, past, present and future.
PRE-FESTIVAL EVENT: “Sonnets and Songs in Spring” at Nunamara Memorial Hall. Sept. 22nd from 12 pm.
Friday 4th October, two of our guest poets are conducting these inspiring workshops. See below for booking links and details.
Gina Mercer workshop
Chrys Salt MBE workshop
Before we kick off with the official launch….Thurs. 3rd Oct. at The Royal Oak Hotel 8 pm. Cost $10/$8
“Luscious Lines and Lyrics”
“Poets on Pedestals” at the Festival Launch Fri. 4th Oct. The Royal Oak Hotel. Drinks and cheeses included. 5.30 – 6.30 pm. $10 entry
for “Poets on Pedestals” at Festival Launch
Following at 6.30 – “Slamduggery” at The Oakshed, The Royal Oak Hotel.
“Marj for Breakfast” Sat. Oct. 5th at Pioneer Lobby 10. am. $10/$8
“Marj for Breakfast”
“Morning Musings” Sat. 5th Oct. at Pioneer Lobby 10.45 – 1pm $10/$8
“School’s Out” Pioneer Lobby Sat. 5th Oct. 2 – 4 pm $10/$8
“The Launceston Poetry Cup” at The Boathouse, Sat. 5th Oct. 7 pm. $10/$8
The Launceston Poetry Cup