Giving Voice to the Word

SAMAG and Westwords are presenting a partnership event, ‘Giving Voice to the World’. The event will host live performances of slam poets and writers from Western Sydney and will follow a discussion about writing in Western Sydney.

The MC will be Dr Felicity Castagna, an academic, teacher, and arts leader who has been featured in writers’ festivals and the ABC. Michael Campbell, the executive director of Westwords will be the host of the evening.

The panel includes:
– Aishah Ali – the 2018 Bankstown Poetry Slam winner and was featured in majored events such as the Sydney Writers’ Festival.
– Sunil Badami – a writer, academic, performer and broadcaster who has been featured in publications such as The Australian and The Monthly.
– Troy Wong – the host and creative director of Parramatta Poetry Slam and Granville Poetry Slam.

When: Monday 28th October, 6:15pm-7:45pm
Where: UNE Sydney, 211 Church Street, Parramatta