Over the last 12 months, we've been working with emerging writers and poets to develop new works, hot desk, attend festivals, perform readings, and develop a community of writers who champion inclusivity and diversity.
These poems are about places that are very special to me. In the recent weeks, I have been reflecting on the many streets I have wandered. I thought a lot about being the same person in different places, or a different person in the same place.
Karen Escobar moved to Australia from Columbia when she was nine. She is in her final year of her Law/Arts (Journalism) Degree at Notre Dame University and is the events coordinator for PEN Perth.
Yahye is a poet and writer with a passion for giving back to the community through volunteering and serving. As well as being a big family-man, Yahye is spending time with Vivienne Glance navigating the world of poetry and writing.
Nisha D’cruz is a poet and storyteller. In 2018, Nisha participated in the Centre for Stories’ Saga Sisterhood project and performed at the Centre for Stories and at the Mapping Melbourne Festival.