Yvette Holt

Brisbane-born poet, academic, stand-up comedienne and photographer of femin_artistry desert landscapes – Yvette Holt heralds from the Yiman, Bidjara and Wakaman Nations of Queensland. A multi-award winning poet, Chairperson of the First Nations Australia Writers Network FNAWN. Yvette’s poetry has been widely anthologised and translated online and in print.



Change the date? A Hypothetical **BOOKED OUT**

Blaktivists vs Blakademics argue the toss. Should Australia Day happen on 26 January – or not – and why? It’s a serious topic but we’ve thrown in a dollop of Blak humour. With Nayuka Gorrie, Yvette Holt, Liza-Mare Syron and Jason Tamiru. Moderator Gregory Phillips. Presented in partnership with Melbourne Writers Festival and the Wheeler…

September 5, 2019

Big Blak Poetry Read

Seven of the best poets read three of their best poems in a mellifluous hour of power. With Ali Cobby Eckermann, Uncle Jim Everett, Raelee Lancaster, Yvette Holt, Selina Tusitala Marsh (NZ), Melanie Mununggurr-Williams and Ellen van Neerven.   Presented in partnership with Australian Poetry. Supported by RMIT Indigenous Education and Engagement.

September 7, 2019