This Festival highlight brings together five celebrated figures in contemporary poetry and storytelling. It features readings from New Zealand’s viral poet Hera Lindsay Bird, spoken word poet Ivan Coyote, Britain’s first female Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, prize-winning Yankunytjatjara/Kokatha poet Ali Cobby Eckermann, and New York Times bestselling author and spoken word poet Rupi Kaur. Don’t miss this line-up of international poetry’s most exciting voices, who demonstrate the power of poetry in the contemporary age. With Miles Merrill.

Rupi Kaur and Ivan Coyote supported by the Consulate General of Canada, Sydney