Tasmanian Poetry Festival 2023
A packed weekend of poetry and music with something for everyone!
The Tasmanian Poetry Festival 2023 celebrates all things poetry with guests and performers from across Tasmania and Australia.
Representing a wide range of poetic styles, including specialists in the written word and prize-winning performance, our poets include interstate performers Tug Dumbly, David Hallett, Myron Lysenko, Rebecca Rushbrook, Brendan Ryan and Kimberly K. Williams. Also Tasmanians Pamela Leach and Tim Thorne prize winner Esther Ottaway, and UK-born, internationally recognised Helga Jermy.
A special treat will be Sunday’s performance by the highly regarded Ross Donlon with international jazz guitarist Steve Brien. On Saturday night don’t miss the iconic Launceston Poetry Cup!