Three local poets discuss new work, ecology, place, belonging, identity and language.
The Poets Speak was held at the Centre for Stories as part of Perth Festival‘s Writers Week 2018. It featured Perth poets Robert Wood, Charlotte Guest and Shevaun Cooley discussing new work, ecology, place, belonging, identity and language.
After 21 days on a boat, Kaliyugan Pathmanathan finally saw landmass before he was put away in immigration detention for 17 months. He reflects on the isolation he felt in the detention centres, including time on Christmas Island, and what it was like to finally have his freedom back.