Queensland Poetry Festival Showcase
|Friday 7th December||11:45 - 1:00||G11 3.60|
Poetry has a unique ability to heal and surprise us by reminding us of the ways in which we are all connected. Join a stellar line-up of some of Queensland’s finest poets for a diverse selection of captivating readings and powerful spoken word.
See detailed biography of panelists here.
Individual session tickets: $18 Full Price // $15 Concession.
This session is also included in a day pass or a 3 day program pass. Day Pass: $50 Full Price // $45 Concession. Program Pass: $120 Full Price // $100 Concession.
David Stavanger is a poet, performer, cultural producer and lapsed psychologist. In 2013 he won the Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize, resulting in the release of The Special (UQP), his first full-length collection of poetry which was awarded the 2015 Wesley Michel Wright Poetry Prize.
Ozi Jarel is a Ugandan and Sudanese poet & rapper based in Brisbane. Moving to Australia three years ago to pursue a degree in Architecture, he continues sharing his spiritual journey using a unique style of word play.
Anisa Nandaula is the 2018 recipient of the Arts Queensland XYZ Award for Innovation in Spoken Word, 2016 Queensland poetry slam champion, the runner up Australian poetry slam champion and nationally renowned poet.
Matt Hetherington is a writer, teacher, music-maker, and moderate self-promoter living in the Tweed Valley, Northern New South Wales. His fifth and most recent collection is The Love of the Sun.
Full three day program pass - $120 Full Price // $100 Concession. Gives access to all sessions excluding workshops.