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    Pride and Poetry Workshop

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    The Pride and Poetry workshop is a masterclass in writing honest poetry and authentic storytelling for LGBTQIA+ youth. Learn writing techniques and explore writing prompts that engage themes around identity, community and empowerment.

    Award-winning queer artist Mohammad Awad calls you to join - "Have you written hundreds of poems in your journals or never picked up the pen? Doesn’t matter! As long as you have something to say (which you do), we welcome you."

    Suitable for ages 15-25.

    Bookings essential.

    Refreshments provided.

    Enquiries: 8495 5028 or

    Library programs terms and conditions apply.

    Mohammad Awad (AKA 3AWADI) is a Writer/Director/Poet/Playwright/Musician who’s running out of ways to express himself. He has written and directed short films such as The Flower, The Messenger and Beauty Marks. Published in an anthology series ‘Arab, Australian, Other’, as well as The University of Sydney Student Anthology 'Diversity’, he is also one of the proud editors and authors of the award-winning Mental Health collection- 'Admissions'.

    A NSW State finalist in the Australian Poetry Slam, Mohammad has also been honoured as Australia's National Youth Poetry Champion. He has also featured in the Sydney Writers Festival, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Mardi Gras and World Pride, Art Gallery of NSW, The ICC, The Iconic West Ball, Big Thick Energy, Sydney Living Museums - After Dark,Out for Australia's ‘30 under 30’, The Vanguard and Giant Dwarf Theatre. As well as being featured on ABC’s hit TV Show ‘Space 22’, The Drum and SBS.

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