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The Language of Identity LIVE

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Newcastle Library

15 Laman Street

Newcastle, NSW 2300

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This event will inspire and challenge you to reflect on the nature of identity and the role of language as an expression of identity.

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Ten Hunter based poets will perform in the final event in the Stand up for Poetry program, The Language of Identity LIVE. They will inspire and challenge you to reflect on the nature of identity and the role of language as an expression of identity.

Newcastle Libraries members are invited to a live experience at Newcastle Library - only 20 tickets available. Doors open at 3pm. This event will be also be livestreamed via the Newcastle Libraries Facebook page (Note: No bookings required if you watch the event via the livestream).

Ages: 18+

Cost: Free

Bookings essential - Members Only.

Important booking information: All efforts are being taken to make our library programs safe and inclusive. If you are unwell, or someone in your household is unwell, please stay home. If you cannot make it to a program please cancel your ticket, so someone else can join in the fun.

Programs are for library members, and while not everyone will be able to join in ‘live’ at the library, many of our programs will have an alternative online streaming or recorded equivalent.

Not a library member? You can join online here.

About the host:

Kerri Shying is a poet and artist of Wiradjuri and Chinese heritage who has published 3 books, runs a writing mentoring group for people with disability, and is an experienced community worker. Her hobby is getting tattoos...

This event is part of Stand Up for Poetry, a Hunter regional poetry program presented by Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, and Port Stephens Libraries. It is an exciting series of poetry workshops, panels, spoken word showcases and slam heats across the Hunter region in 2020. Visit standupforpoetry.com.au for more information.

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