Three minute ‘bonus’ yarns from emerging community storytellers will pop up at the start of many sessions. See them here first.



Bebe Backhouse

Hailing from the Kimberley region of north-Western Australia, Bebe Backhouse is a Bardi Jawi creator who’s called Narrm (Melbourne) home for ten years. Beginning his creative practice as a classical pianist and composer, Bebe was awarded a West Australian Youth Award at twenty-one for his work as a music teacher to young Indigenous people. He…

Beau Windon

Beau Windon is a neurodivergent writer of Wiradjuri descent based in Naarm. He writes quirky stories about quirky people with a focus on YA fiction and creative non-fiction. Under the pen/stage name, Beau SYW, you can experience his words weaved together in raw chaotic poetry. If you see him out in the wild, approach with…

Kimmie Lovegrove

Kimmie Lovegrove is a proud Ngarrindjeri woman who has been doing comedy since 2014. She has was a Deadly Funny finalist in 2017 and 2018. Since then she has been producing comedy shows that highlight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander comedians in Victoria. She was a special guest on the Melbourne International Comedy Festival roadshow…

Coral Reeve

Ngata, I’m Coral and I am a Gunditjmara woman living in Djilang (Geelong), I’m currently completing my Master of Arts, Writing and Literature. After 10 years of studying, writing and publishing work I will aim to run an Editing/publishing business as well as tutoring. I’m a mother to a beautiful boy and love to go…

Stevie Wappett

I grew up on Bundjalung Country as a diasporic Biripi person. Not being connected to my Country or community, I began to make up worlds to heal via creative writing. My interest lies in Indigenous Futurism and its capacity to counter and transcend colonial narratives that inhibit Indigenous voices and experiences. The ultimate aim is…

Ricki Spencer

Ricki Spencer (They/Them) M.Ed. is a qualified teacher and current student at the University of Melbourne completing their Master of Learning Intervention. They are a public advocate for people living with a disability, transgender, and First Nation whom are important identities lived. They are completing their thesis on “Do secondary school teachers disrupt heteronormative practices…

Lenora Thaker

Lenora is a Mabuiag-laig and Meriam woman, born and raised on Yidinji and Yirrganydji country in far north Queensland.  Her passion has been documenting her family’s history over many years, working with Elders to help bring their stories to life in DVD and television documentaries and working on her own fiction and non-fiction writing.   She…

Add to Calendar 2022-03-19 10:00:00 2022-03-20 18:15:00 Australia/Melbourne Yarn Bombers

Three minute ‘bonus’ yarns from emerging community storytellers will pop up at the start of many sessions. See them here first.  

The Wheeler Centre: Performance Space,

176 Little Lonsdale St
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia

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