Featuring Ali Whitelock, Ania Walwicz, Henry Briffa and Wani.
ALI WHITELOCK is a Scottish poet living on the south coast of Sydney. Her works include the poetry collection ‘and my heart crumples like a coke can’ and the acclaimed memoir, ‘Poking seaweed with a stick and running away from the smell’.
ANIA WALWICZ is the author of ‘Writing’, ‘Boat’ (winner of a Victorian Premier’s Literary Award),’Red Roses’,’Elegant’,’Palace of Culture’,and ‘Horse’ (winner of the Alfred Deakin Medal.) She has been published in over 200 anthologies and recordings.
HENRY BRIFFA is an emerging poet and Melbourne psychologist. His debut collection ‘Walking Home‘ was published by the Melbourne Poets Union. He received a Special Commendation in the 2018 Queensland Poetry Festival Emerging Older Poets Mentorship Award.
WANI is a Melbourne poet and a Bantu descendant of the Bashi peoples of walungu, who often speaks in third person. He is the 2017 Grand Slam Champion and the 2018 Victorian Poetry Slam Champion.