The Penny Mint
The Penny Mint is a community for passionate young writers, amplifying new voices and providing a platform to publish, perform and perfect their words.
Play While Waiting: Call out for community submissions
Announcements
We've been an awfully patient bunch in 2020. As we transition into a different normal filled with even more waiting, The Penny Mint wants to provide a soundtrack to your doctors queue, your train delay and everything in-between.
An Evening with Penelope Mint
Events
Pull your fanciest gown from the closet, pour yourself a drink and join us for 'An Evening with Penelope Mint': a virtual night of thoughts, poetry, stories and music
These Times Are Strange: A Collective Poem
Video
Some weeks ago, we asked for your help writing a poem that could capture all the uncertainty, incredulity and "strangeness" of the past 6 months. Introducing These Times Are Strange: A Collective Poem!
Stay In, Speak Out on Instagram Live
Events
We're back for one final hour of spoken word, poetry and open mic conversation LIVE on Instagram this Saturday June 13.
Ode to Hand-Me-Down Clothes: Frequently Asked Questions
Events
Does the piece I write have to be about a piece of clothing? What if I cannot make it to submissions day? We answer these questions and more!
Ode to Hand-Me-Down Clothes: What stories will you tell?
Events
Chosen your clothing item but still need some inspiration? We've put together some ideas to help you get started
Ode to Hand-Me-Down Clothes
Events
“To the man who owned size 7&1/2 hush puppies, I have walked a mile in your shoes and still feel confused about you… and me, I guess.”
Penny Takes The Stage
Events
The Penny Mint presents an afternoon of poetry, spoken word and live music at the Pride of our Footscray Community Bar
The Penny Mint's Adventure – Williamstown Literary Festival
Events
The Penny Mint team are off to explore at the Williamstown Literary Festival on the weekend of June 15th. Who knows what we'll find?
Welcome to The Penny Mint
Announcements
Founded in December 2018 by a few young writers looking to share thoughts amidst the growing Melbourne creative scene. Come see what we're all about!

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