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

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