We’ve taken more than a few knocks getting here, but we’re back with another round of FIGHT poetry for you!
FIGHT: Round 2 features work by Elliot York Cameron, PS Cottier, Bill Livingston, George Lee, Laura Panopoulos, and Mariette Reefman.
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Round 2 Poets
Elliot York Cameron
Elliot York Cameron is a spoken word artist and educator from Western Sydney. He recently won the 2020 Bankstown Grand Slam with his team “There and Back Again”, and was a finalist of the 2016 NSW Poetry Slam. Elliot co-organises Enough Said Poetry Slam in Wollongong and founded Narellan Poetry Slam in 2018. He combines his love of poetry with his passion for education, leading workshops at schools, libraries and organisations around Sydney.
PS Cottier lives in Canberra. PS does not stand for perpetual solitude. Hopefully.
Originally from Altoona, PA, Bill Livingston is a poet, humorist, advertising copywriter and photographer who has been published in FLARE: The Flagler Review, The Literary Hatchet, The Loch Raven Review, Danse Macabre, TreeHouse, Flipside, New Verse News, Radius and Brooklyn Poets Anthology. He is a supporting member of The Poetry Project and an original member of Brooklyn Poets, where he was named “Yawper of the Year – 2018”. He lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife, his twin, teenage daughters and a chug named Penny.
He/Him/They/Them – 28 year old Mexican-American living in the suburbs of Houston, Texas. George Lee began their poetry career in 2017 and hasn’t looked back since. They self-published their first chapbook in bloom in July of 2019.
Canadian-born Laura Panopoulos has been published in Occasus Literary Journal and Literary Orphans and currently runs the monthly spoken word event Silver Words Poetry. She has performed throughout Tasmania at events such as: Slamduggery, Write Here Write Now – Summer Series, Huon Valley Storyteller’s Cup, Australian Poetry Slam State Finals and Party in the Paddock. She currently resides in Hobart, Tasmania.
Mariette is a multi-genre artist; a classical and folk-jazz fusion violist, singer, dancer and poet. She wrote your classic un-re-readable teenage angsty poetry, and after a several-year-long hiatus was drawn back into writing through Melbourne’s Mothertongue poetry scene.