Dominic Hoey (aka Tourettes) is a poet, author, and musician based in Auckland, New Zealand.
Under the Tourettes moniker, Dominic has released five critically acclaimed studio albums, two books of poetry and four short films. In a former life, he was an MC battle and slam poetry champion. He has performed his spoken word poetry in Australia, Europe, England, Japan, and America. He also works as an arts mentor, teaching rangatahi excluded from mainstream education.
Kings with Empty Pockets: Poetry Reading Sat 26 Aug 11am-12pm Wynnum Library, free
Ben Salter + Tourettes Fri 25 Aug 10pm Bloodhound Bar BOOK
Your Heart Looks Like a Vagina Sat 26 Aug 730-830pm JWC Screening Room BOOK
Shorts: Poets in Prose Sun 27 1130am Judith Wright Centre Shopfront, free