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Are You Ready to Slam? WA Heats Final

Saturday, August 28… the FINAL of the 2021 Australian Poetry Slam, West Australian Heats. And what a month that was. New and old faces, a huge range of content, and of course, slams that make you think, shock you and leave you wondering, what the fuck did I just watch. This time in the MAIN […]

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Lifestyle Literature Review

Are You Ready to SLAM? WA Heats Round 3

AND just like that, somehow the heats for the Western Australian heats of the 2021 Australian Poetry Slam are over. Where did that time go? Heat three on August 21 saw a massive 15 poets take a final stab at getting into the final on August 28, once again at FOUR pm. Slamming starts at […]

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Lifestyle Literature Review

Are You Ready to SLAM?

POETRY has won once again in Western Australia with poets hitting the stage for Heat 1 of the 2021 Australian Poetry Slam on Saturday, August 7.  With mouths ready to spit words full of content set to top anything Perth has seen before – 11 slammers competed in the hopes of making the top three […]

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Koorlangka: Reimagined is the Start of the Indigenous Renaissance

Kick starting the inaugural opening night of the Perth International Cabaret Festival (PICF), showcasing 30 shows and 40 artists, is Koorlangka with Gina Williams & Guy Ghouse. The brainchild of Ali Welburn and Graham Lovelock comes a week-long accolade to great storytelling to cabaret music. “Storytelling, artistic excellence and the celebration of culture will be the beating […]

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Unplugging the Dystopian Engine: U-TOPIA

This essay was originally submitted to the Griffith Review Volume #73, and was unsuccessful (2021). “What do our visions of utopia look like today? How can we disentangle the practical realities from the pipe dreams? What are the dangers of utopianism? How do questions of sustainability, gender equity and economic justice shape our visions of […]