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QPF2017 Distant Voices - Festival Program

Presented by Queensland Poetry Festival

All are welcome to this year’s 21st Queensland Poetry Festival (QPF), which will be a showcase of culturally diverse and global voices, celebrating the power of poetry without borders and spoken word without walls.

QPF2017 Distant Voices will see 80+ sessions featuring over 100 artists, including Ali Cobby Eckermann - 2017 Indigenous Poet in Residence, 2017 Arts Queensland Poet in Residence & Poetry Awards, Australian Poetry Slam - QLD Final, book launches, spoken word theatre, installations, workshops, author micro-talks, viral verse, readings, panels, poetic memoir, sound poetry, hip-hop, film, storytelling, in-conversations and music including a special Leonard Cohen Tribute on opening night Thurs 24 August.

Full line-up available via Queensland Poetry Festival website 

QPF acknowledges this nation's First Poets and Traditional Owners, on whose land we create our work.

Thu 24 to Sun 27 August
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Event Details

Date & Time

Thu 24 to Sun 27 August

Visit the Festival website and individual listings here for full program details


$30 - $15

Free and ticketed events.

Note: most sessions are free of charge

Some sessions will feature adult themes and coarse language