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Canberra: Poet-A-Thon

26 September 2015 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Canberra Poet-A-Thon
26 September 2015 at Tilley’s Cafe, Wattle Street, Lyneham,
8am to 3pm
Donations over $2.00 are tax deductible.
Poetry for refugees and asylum seekers

The website contains poetry written by three Canberra poets to raise funds for Canberra Refugee Support.
They have just topped $1000.00

https://canberrapoetathon.wordpress.com/

Aim of poets writing

  • Raise awareness about the situation, policies and politics relating to refugees and asylum seekers in Australia and around the world
  • Raise funds for Canberra Refugee Support, a refugee and asylum seeker focussed organisation in Canberra
  • Poems written on the day posted on the Poet-a-thon website in real time as they are written
  • Poetry cards for distribution on the day include name of Canberra Refugee Supportand their donate now process

Participating poets, writers and publisher

  1. Sandra Renew​    poet​​​​
  2. Moya Pacey​​    poet
  3. Tikka Wilson     ​​publisher​​​
  4.  Hazel Hall​    ​poet

HOW TO DONATE

  • In person to the poets at Tilley’s Café, Lyneham between 8am and 3pm on Saturday 26th September 2015
  • Contact the poet you have agreed to sponsor and arrange to send your donation to  them
  • Donate now on the web page of Canberra Refugee Support     actrefugee.org.au

Details

Date:
26 September 2015
Time:
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Organiser

Canberra Refugee Support
Website:
https://canberrapoetathon.wordpress.com/

Venue

Tilley’s Cafe
Wattle St
Canberra, ACT Australia
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