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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | November 22, 2019

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Q&A With Australia’s Youngest Poetry Slam Champion

August 19, 2019 |

Ahead of the 2019 Brisbane Writers Festival, TCI has a quick Q&A with the 2017 Australian Poetry Slam champion, Solli Raphael.

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Lessons Learned: Luka Lesson

March 29, 2018 |

In the leadup to his one-night event with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra as part of WAVE Festival, which is a celebration of modern sounds and classical music, Luka Lesson chatted with us about his influences, his wisdom and the power in his words.
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‘Fluid’ cabaret makes its mark at MELT

February 15, 2016 |

Presented by Vulcana Women’s Circus, Fluid hit the Brisbane Powerhouse last Wednesday as a part of the MELT festival’s second year running. True to the cabaret’s name, Fluid presented a line-up of talent across multiple disciplines that flowed perfectly between acts, tackling sexuality, disability and gender roles. Read More

Interview: Abe Nouk, Slam Poet

March 6, 2015 |

Refugee turned national poet, Abe Nouk is one of the many brave new voices changing the face of Australian slam poetry. 
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Speak to Me: Slam Poets at QUT

April 6, 2014 |

Remember that scene in She’s All That where Freddie Prinze Jr.’s character gets on stage to do a candid, sort-of-poetic hacky sack performance?

You don’t? No to worry, it wasn’t really slam poetry anyway… or was it?

If slam poetry is an entirely new … Read More