Get a dose of reality as high school students from Western Sydney perform original spoken word poetry. They’ve all been part of Real Talk, an award-winning spoken word poetry program created to help young people find their voices. In this showcase, teenagers from the program spit words from the heart and use slam poetry to tell it like it is. Sara Mansour, co-founder of Bankstown Poetry Slam, hosts this performance of fierce, funny and fresh voices of the future.

Supported by the City of Parramatta.

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Sara Mansour (Australian)

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Sara Mansour is a lawyer, spoken word poet and co-founder of Bankstown Poetry Slam, Australia's largest regular spoken word event. An Australian born, Punchbowl-bred Muslim, Sara traverses the political in a personal way in her poetry. Sara has been a Mentor for the Youth Curators as part of the All Day YA Program. She is also a YA Ambassador for the Sydney Writers’ Festival.