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.
These times are strange: a collective poem
In these uncertain times of self isolation we at The Penny Mint would like to create a collective poem to detail this moment in history
Stay In, Speak Out on Instagram Live
An hour of spoken word, poetry and open mic conversation every fortnight, live on Instagram!
Ode to Hand-Me-Down Clothes: Frequently Asked Questions
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?
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
“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
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
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
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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