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Solid Air: Australian and New Zealand Spoken Word

Solid Air: Australian and New Zealand Spoken Word
  

Over the past decade, Spoken Word has established itself as a central part of contemporary Australian & New Zealand poetry. For the first time ever, these voices are transported from the stage to the page, captured in print so that the spoken-word experience can be shared with a ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780702263729
Published 6 August 2019 by University of Queensland Press
Available in PDF format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en
Author(s) Edited by Stavanger, David
Edited by Te Whiu, Anne-Marie
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ISBN-13 9780702263729
ISBN-10
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Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher University of Queensland Press
Imprint University of Queensland Press
Publication Date 6 August 2019
Publication Country
Format PDF ebook
Author(s) Edited by Stavanger, David
Edited by Te Whiu, Anne-Marie
Category Poetry Texts & Anthologies
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
Australian
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
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Over the past decade, Spoken Word has established itself as a central part of contemporary Australian & New Zealand poetry. For the first time ever, these voices are transported from the stage to the page, captured in print so that the spoken-word experience can be shared with a new and broader audience.Solid Air showcases the work of more than 100 performance poets - combining elements of slam, hip-hop and experimental performance poetry - to deliver an unforgettable reading experience that is both literary and loud. Poems capture themes of modern culture, identity and resistance.Contributors include: Ali Cobby Eckermann, Hera Lindsay Bird, Claire G. Coleman, Omar Musa, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Behrouz Boochani, Taika Waititi, Courtney Barnett, Michelle Law, Luka Lesson and many, many more.

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Author's Bio

David Stavanger is an award-winning poet, performer, editor and cultural producer. He is the author of the The Special (UQP, 2014), which won the 2015 Wesley Michel Wright Poetry Prize, and co-directed the Queensland Poetry Festival from 2015 to 2017. He has been at the forefront of establishing poetry slam and spoken word in Australia. Anne-Marie Te Whiu is a cultural producer who co-directed the Queensland Poetry Festival from 2015 to 2017 and is currently an editor at Verity La. Born in Australia, she is a proud descendant of the Te Rarawa tribe on her father's side.

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