Red Room Poetry Object is a poetry writing competition inviting young writers and their teachers from across Australia and New Zealand to submit poems about 'talismanic' objects that are special to them.
Red Room Poetry Object is open to students in grades 3-10 and their teachers. In 2015, Red Room Poetry Object linked over 160 school communities and published 2560 student and teacher poems.
Red Room is committed to providing creative opportunities for students to compose and publish their own poetry for authentic audiences. All student and teacher poems submitted to Red Room Poetry Object are published on The Red Room Company’s website.
Certificates of Achievement are awarded to all participants. Prizes are awarded for Best Student Poem (Primary), Best Student Poem (Secondary), Best Teacher Poem, and Best School Installation.
Registrations and Submissions close Friday, 23 September, 2016.