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Reaching out from homes to each other. Bringing a sense of joy and inspiration through poetry.
Patrick Gunasekera is a queercrip Sinhala interdisciplinary artist based in the Whadjuk region of the Noongar nation, disrupting white and settler epistemologies of art through writing, visual media, performance-making and advocacy.
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.
Rushil D’cruz is a 21-year-old student, musician, writer, and immigrant from Malaysia. Attempting everything from short stories and poetry to hypertext writing and micro fiction, Rushil’s work attends to the…
Priya is a lawyer and an emerging Indian-Australian poet who participated in the 2018 Indian Ocean Mentorship Program with the Centre for Stories, and most recently, the 2019 Centre for…
Kaya Ortiz Lattimore is Filipinx, mixed race, an immigrant, queer, a writer and poet, among other things. Kaya grew up in the Philippines and Hobart, and as of 2019 moved…
On the evening of Thursday 4 April 2019, Sarah Rice and Amy Lin shared a conversation on the influence of art and philosophy on poetry.
"Yet there are moments when the beauty of some living being or an object or event/story will move me, overwhelm me."
"Poetry exists to validate the inner life. It is a vital art form that is a tangible documentation of the potentialities of language to capture the dynamic movement of consciousness."
"I inhale and exhale words and stories, with this weird wonder that I might be utterly dysfunctional to the society at large."
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