OUR YOUNG WORDS

A poet-in-schools opportunity for First Nations students.

centrED’s inaugural OUR YOUNG WORDS Poet in Schools workshops will be facilitated by Dominic Guerrera. Taking place as two two-hour workshops run over consecutive days, the workshops aim to encourage young people to express themselves and their thoughts through poetry in a fun and safe environment that aims to build students’ confidence in self-expression. 

Workshop 1 will focus on constructing the poem’s themes and words. With Workshop 2 concentrating on final edits and audio recording of the poem.  

Audio recordings from the workshops will be shared as a part of OUR WORDS First Nations poetry and literature event. 

About the Workshop Facilitator 

Dominic Guerrera (he/him) is a Ngarrindjeri, Kaurna and Italian person and has previously worked as an Aboriginal Health Worker and Educator for 17 years. Dominic is a poet, podcaster, a community organiser and is currently undertaking a Masters in Gender Studies at Flinders University.  

Dedicated to community movements Dominic has been involved in numerous community initiatives and his work has been published in Granta Magazine, Fine Print and Cordite Review.

Applications for this program have now closed.