Right Now are currently accepting poetry and spoken word for publication on their website edited by Melbourne Spoken Word editor, Benjamin Solah.

Right Now seeks poetic expressions of human rights and social justice. We are seeking poetry of 100 lines or less that fit with monthly themes, touching on the issues of human rights, whether they be in the form of non-fictional poetry, abstract examples or the obscure connections that connect words to the rights of human beings. We are also very happy to accept spoken word recordings as well.

Please send submissions to [email protected]

Upcoming themes:

May 2014 – Human Rights and Money
June 2014 – History and Human Rights
July 2014 – Health and Human Rights
August 2014 – Education and Human Rights
September 2014 – Indigenous Rights
October 2014 – Identity and Human Rights

Right Now is an online human rights magazine, published at www.rightnow.org.au. Our vision is an Australia where people have informed and inspired discussions about human rights, equality and justice.

Benjamin Solah

Benjamin Solah

Benjamin Solah is a writer, poet, spoken word artist, activist and the Director of Melbourne Spoken Word. He grew up in Western Sydney before calling Melbourne home in 2008, where he's performed since 2010 around Melbourne's regular spoken word and poetry nights including Passionate Tongues, The Dan Poets, Voices in the Attic and House of Bricks as well as the NGV and White Night. He's released a chapbook, broken bodies, and two spoken word albums, Duel Power with Santo Cazzati and The World Doesn't Make Sense EP.
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