Enough Said Presents: Hollowed Out Lunges feat. Joel McKerrow and Brandon Wint
It’s been FIVE years since Joel McKerrow’s last poetry book, so it is with UBER amounts of excitement that this release is coming to the world. HOLLOWED OUT LUNGS has been co-authored with Zoe Boyle and features stunning poetry from both writers. The launch nights for this release are sure to be an epic occasion.
Wollongong-raised, travelling to us from Melbourne, Joel McKerrow is one of three Australian poets who inspired the beginning of Enough Said Poetry Slam in 2012! Joel is back in town for one night only to launch his latest collection AND we are SUPER-STOKED Brandon Wint will also be joining us all the way from Canada. What a powerhouse it’s going to be!
6:00 PM – DOORS OPEN
7:00 PM – POETRY STARTS
$15 – admission
$25 – admission + a copy of Joel McKerrow’s new book Hollowed Out Lungs
The Little Prince is a licensed 18+ venue.
Joel McKerrow is an award winning writer, speaker, educator, community arts worker and one of Australia’s most successful internationally touring performance poets having performed for hundreds of thousands of people throughout the world since 2010. Based out of Melbourne, Australia he is the Artist Ambassador for the aid and development organisation ‘TEAR Australia’ and was the co-founder of community arts organisation, ‘The Centre for Poetics and Justice’ (2010-2013). Joel was the third ever Australian representative at the Individual World Poetry Slam Championships in the USA (2012) and has performed in venues like The Nuyorican Poets Cafe and Bowery Poetry Club (NYC), The Sydney Opera House, Busboys and poets (Washington DC), The Forum and Atheneum Theatres (Melbourne), The Metropolis (Montreal), Victoria Parliament House and many more.
Hollowed Out Lungs is available to order NOW: https://joelmckerrow.bandcamp.com/merch/hollowed-out-lungs-book
Brandon Wint Poetry is a nationally acclaimed poet, spoken word artist and arts educator based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Brandon’s work as a writer exemplifies a deep attention to the craft of poetry, the nuances of language, and the social power of words. As a performer, Brandon Wint displays the poise, passion and spiritual generosity of one who has graced stages across the country at music festivals, conferences, universities and grassroots events alike. Brandon is a poet whose work has garnered praise and attention in a variety of mediums. He is a two-time Canadian national poetry slam champion.
Richelle Boer is an artist who quietly takes in the world and gives it back in song. Swaying between indie-pop and folk, her lyrics tend to question rather than answer, speaking of someone who feels deeply and seeks to go beyond the surface. Boasting a diverse resume, she has sung with Jon Foreman (Switchfoot) and been the support act for James Reyne, Mark Seymour, Vanessa Amorissi & Shannon Noll. Since releasing her first EP in 2007, Richelle has written and co-produced two EP’s under the moniker Iris, has a new folk band called Tinman with their first EP in the works, and is of course part of Joel McKerrow and The Mysterious Few! She has toured throughout Australia as well as internationally through New Zealand and Europe.
+ SPECIAL LOCAL GUEST – TBA!