Four Centres’ Emerging Writers’ Program 2021-2023

I am pleased to announce that I will be one of the ten lucky recipients of WA Poets Inc (WAPI) 2021-2023 Four Centres’ Emerging Writers’ Program. The program is supported by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, and is led by Fremantle Press. The goal is to develop a poetry manuscript for publication. I look forward to this journey with nine other writers, that I admire and aspire to. They are: Kaya Ortiz, Alan Fyfe, Yvonne Patterson, Jurarte Francesca Sanaitis, Jaya Penelope, Adele Aria, Vanessa Karas, Noemie Huttner-Koros and Saoirse Nash.

Published by Lisa Collyer Poet

Lisa Collyer is a poet and educator. She writes poetry with a focus on women’s bodies and how their experiences shape their everyday lives She is a Four Centres’ Emerging Writer, a writer-in-residence with The National Trust of W.A. (2021), an invited writer-in-residence for Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Centre (2022), and the winner of the Annette Cameron Encouragement Award (2021). Her work appears in Cordite, Rabbit, Westerly and Australian Poetry Anthology 21-22. She resides on the unceded lands of the Whadjuk Noongar Nation and pays her respects to elders past, present, and emerging.

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