Go beyond the political rhetoric of detention centres and ‘boat people’ and learn more about the real life adventures of people who now call Australia home. Featuring three performances and a discussion from those who have first-hand experience of seeking asylum in Australia; Hani Abdile, Kaveh Arya, Amjad Hussain and moderator Eunice Andrada, will share powerful stories and poems told with passion and vulnerability.

Supported by Macquarie University.

Presented with Word Travels.

Eunice Andrada (Australian)

Eunice Andrada

Eunice Andrada is a poet and educator. Her first poetry collection Flood Damages won the Anne Elder Award and was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Poetry and the Dame Mary Gilmore Award. Take Care is her second poetry collection. Born and raised in the Philippines, she currently lives and writes on unceded Gadigal Land.