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Alison Whittaker / Murrispacetime

Alison Whittaker reads ‘Murrispacetime’ as part Blakwork, reading for the Melbourne Visiting Poets Program, at The Wheeler Centre in August 2018. Alison Whittaker is a Gomeroi poet, life writer and […]

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Jennifer Compton / in the museum of the wars

Jennifer Compton performing ‘in the museum of the wars’, which received an Honourable Mention at The 2018 Melbourne Spoken Word Prize. Jennifer Compton lives in Melbourne and is a poet […]

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Rania Ahmed / Red Velvet

The 2018 Melbourne Spoken Word Prize People’s Choice Award winner, Rania Ahmed, performs ‘Red Velvet.’ Rania Ahmed has been writing from a young age but only started perusing poetry seriously […]

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A Guide to New Year’s Resolutions for Spoken Word Artists

There’s nothing wrong with starting the new year with some extra motivation in your step, taking on the “new year, new me” mantra and seeing what it can do to […]

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Natalie Jeffreys / The Purity of Sadness

The winner of The 2018 Melbourne Spoken Word Prize, Natalie Jeffreys performs ‘The Purity of Sadness’ at Northcote Town Hall Arts Centre on Friday, December 7, 2018. Natalie Jeffreys is […]

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Zaynab Farah / She is Light

Zaynab G Farah, winner of November’s Slamalamadingdong performs She is Light at The Melba Spiegeltent. Zaynab is a Melbourne-based Spoken word artist. Driven to support and give back to her […]