aabaakwad Performances and Poetry
MC Daniel Browning, Rebecca Belmore, Rana Bishara, Timimie Märak, Janet Rogers, Susie Anderson, Kulleh Grasi, Mosab Alnomire, Beaska Niils and New Red Order
Susie Anderson writes from the nexus of compassion and resistance. Her poetry and nonfiction is widely published online and in print, in Archer Magazine, Artist Profile, Artlink, un magazine, Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia and in many poetry anthologies. She is a 2021 Black&Write! Fellow and is currently working on her first poetry collection. In 2018 she was runner up in the Overland Poetry Prize and awarded the Emerging Writers Fellowship at State Library Victoria; in 2019 she was awarded a Writers Victoria Neilma Sidney Grant Winner and recipient of the Overland Writers Residency. In 2020 she edited the online journal Tell Me Like You Mean it Volume 4 for Australia Poetry and Cordite Poetry Review. Her professional practice is as a digital producer in the arts and creative industries ranging from Sydney, London and Melbourne. Leveraging her position within institutions she attempts to bring about change by uncovering and amplifying stories from her own and other communities. Descended from the Wergaia and Wemba Wemba peoples of Western Victoria she currently lives on Boon Wurrung land in Melbourne.