Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa

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Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa is a playwright, poet, and screenwriter. She has competed in the Australian Poetry Slam Competition (2014) as a finalist, performed on Australia’s Got Talent (2016) as a semi-finalist, and presented at TedxUWA (2017) and TedxNewtown (2019). She has performed with notable artists such as Missy Higgins and L-FRESH the Lion, and her poetry and community arts projects have led her to tour globally and across her nation. In 2019, Sukhjit premiered her debut theatre show Fully Sikh with Barking Gecko Theatre Company and Black Swan Theatre Company. Sukhjit is currently developing two TV projects. What would Suki do? is a dramedy series based on her childhood and has received funding and support from Screenwest and ABC. Her rom-com One of the Good Ones is being developed through US accelerator program Imagine Impact. Sukhjit runs oral storytelling workshops for a range of projects, including Saga Sisterhood and Forbidden Love.

Poetry Workshop is a safe and dynamic space where you can craft your poetry and offer feedback to other poets. Hosted by Siobhan Hodge. Book Online
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AfroHeritage Book Club presents an evening that focuses on carving a space for yourself as a Black storyteller, featuring Sisonke Msimang. Book Online
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Do you struggle to carve out distraction free writing time? Are you looking for a safe group environment to work on your writing? Would you like to meet other writers in your community? Then this group is for you! Book Online
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Hosted by Shenali Perera, join Centre for Stories for a catered social change breakfast. This event is about connecting with like-minded people who are making a positive contribution to our city and creating opportunities for the marginalised. Book Online
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