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Writing: Poetry

This is the online resource page for the Melbourne High School co-curricular group, Writing Interest Group (WIG). These resources are also useful for the teaching and learning of English.

Are you ready to rhyme? Or is free verse your jam? Whatever your style, it's time to slam. 
Then you're ready for OutLoud Secondary Digital Slam! 2020 Final!

The COVID-19 pandemic has made things pretty complicated (to put it mildly) for people who make, present and champion creative work. It’s been incredible to see what artists and arts organisations have managed to conjure out of extremely tricky situations.

We caught up with some of our literary neighbours from Melbourne Writers FestivalAustralian PoetryPEN MelbourneEmerging Writers' FestivalExpress MediaWriters Victoria and the Small Press Network to find out what they’ve been working on and what they’ve got planned – during today's restrictions and beyond. 

Literary Lockdown: A Check-in with our Resident Organisations


Translated poetry

Poetry International is a great source of translated poetry.

International poetry in English translation.

Poetry and art selections by Mr Mahoney

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