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MSWPF Closing Night featuring Moody Black

Howler Melbourne
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MSW acknowledges that this event takes place on indigenous land, the land of Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, that this land was stolen, and never ceded. We'd like to acknowledge their elders, past, present and future.


Celebrate the end of the Melbourne Spoken Word & Poetry Festival with international headline poet, All Def poet, Moody Black from South Carolina, as well as a rich selection of Melbourne poets including Melbourne Spoken Word Prize winner, Alan Pentland, XYZ Prize winner Quinn Eades, and Victorian Poetry Slam champ, Sharifa Tartoussi, plus Tariro Mavondo, Roshelle Fong, Steve Smart, and Carmen Main. Hosted by Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa.

Tickets on sale April 9th via Moshtix.

Moody Black is a national award winning poet and host, Spoken-Word, Hip-Hop, and visual artist, CEO for Making Words Move, All Def Poet, Smart Arts Teaching Artist, 3 time TEDx performer, actor, story-teller, poetry slam master and coach, beard and sock model from Spartanburg, S.C. Moody Black is electrifying audiences across the country with his original poems and energetic performances. Fusing a blend of Hip-Hop, Soul, and Poetry, this talented artist delivers a unique rhythmic message in which each new listener finds common ground. Moody Black has been a performing artist since the age of twelve, and has become a prominent force on a multi-regional poetry scene through his enthusiastic live shows and strong work ethic.