Bankstown Poetry Slam is Australia’s largest regular poetry event. The competition is real and fierce, and now you can hear a showcase of raw performances from the Slam’s highest scoring poets. Listen to the fresh perspectives of these young, poetic storytellers and join us for an exciting battle of words and a vibrant hour of poetry hosted by Sara Mansour.

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.