Hani Abdile

Hani Abdile is a writer, spoken word poet and budding photographer from Somalia. She made her way to Australia by boat and was detained on Christmas Island. While detained, Hani found healing in writing poetry. She is an honorary member of PEN, co-facilitator of Writing Through Fences. Hani has received numerous awards for her community work and writing. Her first book ‘I Will Rise’ was published by Writing Through Fences in 2016 to critical acclaim.

Through The Moon: Performance Sat 26 Aug 1-2pm BEMAC, Free INFO

Poetry and Displacement: Panel Sat 26 Aug 230-330pm BEMAC, Free INFO

Writing to the Wire Sun 27 Aug 5pm Judith Wright Shopfront, free