Lakshmi Kanchi/SoulReserve is a Western Australian poet of Indian descent. Her poetry explores love and its tumultuousness and fantasy and zest in nature. Her debut collection, Lakesong, was recently published by Centre for Stories. She is the recipient of 2021 Pocketry Prize for Unpublished Poets, and her poems were Highly Commended in Poetry d’Amour and Ros Spencer Poetry Prize at the 2022 Perth Poetry Festival. Lakshmi’s poetry has been featured in Social Alternatives, Portside Review, and Burrow Journal. She is the current Poet-in-Residence at The Wetlands Centre where she is working towards “making poetry accessible to everyone in the wider community”.
Friday 23 June, 12:30pm
Hear from writers as they discuss the ins and outs of working with one another, how it informs their practice, and how you can implement it into your own.
Thursday 15 June, 7pm
This group of emerging and established First Nations writers have summoned up their writing magic to share stories of the Sun, the Moon and the Stars
Wednesday 14 June – Saturday 24 June
Weaving language, labour and spirit, two poets expose the intersections and splinters that arise when two perspectives are made to share the same space.