Joumana Soueid performs ‘Falafel’ at Melbourne Spoken Word presents Fresh Voices, on April 11, 2018 at Bargoonga Nganjin in North Fitzroy.

Joumana is a Melbourne based poet, mother, and de-stigmatiser, Certified crazy, nearly certified teacher, forever a student. Her poetry ranges from being humorous, touching and visceral to jump out of your seat fiery, depending on where and when you happen to catch her. She has been described as the “queen of pop reference” for good reason; She is Batman.

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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