Alex Fusca performing ‘Conduits’ at The 2016 Melbourne Spoken Word Prize, on December 2, 2016. Alex Fusca won The Peoples Choice Award.

Alex Fusca has no formal writing qualifications, although he did attend almost more than half of his year 11 equivalency classes. A qualified plumber that quit everything that even remotely resembled work to start performing comedy. He stumbled upon poetry shortly after he experienced an emotion too hard to write a joke about. After experiencing these emotions, Alex’s main focus in writing has been to gain a better understanding of his own and other peoples emotions through his poetry. His work has been described as “good as” by his mate Rory. Since he started performing his poetry he has won a basket full of craft beers and placed 1st in the Slamalamadingdong slam poetry competition.

Benjamin Solah