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Australian Poetry Slam Wordshop - Charlestown

  • Charlestown Library Cnr Ridley St & Smith St Charlestown, NSW, 2290 Australia (map)

Ever wanted to work with a performance poet to develop your technique? Are you interested in hearing additional tips and tricks to give you poetry a finishing touch? Would you like to gain additional knowledge and skills before competing in the APS heats? Then why not come along to a 'wordshop' conducted by Zohab Zee Khan (Australian Poetry Slam Champion 2014).

Zohab Zee Khan

Zohab Zee Khan is the current Australia Poetry Slam Champion, didgeridoo player, harmonica beat-boxer and hip-hop artist. Zohab has toured Asia, the Middle East and Europe to sell-out crowds. In 2014, Zohab was a finalist in the International Poetry Slam in Madrid and was chosen to participate in an artistic residency in Dubai. 

Zohab offers a unique program combining spoken-word poetry and self-development. With the incorporation of self-development techniques, spoken-word poetry becomes not just a platform for self-expression but also one to inspire change and increase productivity. Zohab has conducted his workshops throughout businesses and schools around the world. 

As an 4th generation Australian of Pakistani heritage and having grown up in rural NSW, Zohab has channelled his distinct life experiences into stories with the intent to educate. Zohab confronts a range of social justice issues from racism to gender inequality and socio-economic disparities. Zohab’s high energy and powerful words have left countless inspired.

2015 marks the release of “I Write” his first collection of poetry.

Earlier Event: September 12
Willoughby Spring Festival Workshop Slam
Later Event: September 16
Australian Poetry Slam Heat - Charlestown