Rozanna Lilley has been shortlisted for the 2022 Red Room Poetry Fellowship.
Each year, the Red Room Poetry Fellowship is awarded to a previously-commissioned poet to foster and enhance their poetic and professional development. Established to recognise and develop the achievements of contemporary Australian poets, the Fellowship supports the artistic growth of the individual as well as the wider community.”
The 2022 shortlist of ten contemporary Australian poets includes a diverse selection of established and emerging poetic voices. The panel of judges, “Were frankly astounded by the strength of the applications received this year. The diversity, inventiveness and calibre of both proposals and accompanying poetry made the judging process extremely challenging”.
Poems were commissioned from each of the shortlisted poets, of which Red Room have published three of Lilley’s: “Blanche’s Valentine“, “Humbug“, and “The Beechworth and North-Eastern Agricultural and Horticultural Show“.