First Nations Curators
This Song We Sing: New Voices in First Nations Poetry Sun 11 Sep, 1.30pm
Settle in for a special showcase of First Nations poetry as emerging writers, poets and lyricists deliver readings of their work. Carrying forward rich traditions of storytelling, their powerful poems explore themes of love, beauty, connection, resistance, resilience and knowing. Featuring Wergaia and Wemba Wemba writer Susie Anderson, Bundjalung-Gumbayngirr poet Dakota Feirer, poet and critic Declan Fry, Lardil and Yangkaal poet and artist Maya Hodge, Goorie writer Brooke Scobie, and Wergaia singer-songwriter Alice Skye with host, Koori and Lebanese writer, teacher, and This All Come Back Now editor Mykaela Saunders.
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