Poem Forest with The Red Room

Poem Forest: write a poem, plant a tree

Open, closing 17 September 2021.

POEM FOREST is a free nature writing prize that literally breathes life back into the natural world that sustains us.

Created by Red Room Poetry, in partnership with The Australian Botanic GardenPOEM FOREST deepens our connection with nature by inviting students and communities to use their words to make positive climate action through poetry. For every nature poem received a tree is planted to help heal habitats and create a POEM FOREST for future generations.

All POEM FOREST Prize entries will be published and in the running for $5,000 worth of prizes, including $500 cash for each category, book packs from Copyright Agency and Magabala Books, as well as Garden tours, trees and publication opportunities. 

Competition closes 17 September 2021