Miles Merrill


Country: Australia

Miles Merrill is the founder of Australian Poetry Slam, an international performing writers’ program, which sees thousands of writers performing in events across the Asia-Pacific every year. Miles is also the author of Slam Your Poetry-How to Write a Revolution. Although Merrill publishes his poetry in print, audio, and video, he is best experienced live. As Creative Director of the literary organization Word Travels, Miles focuses on empowering people from diverse communities to share their stories with the world.

Miles Merrill adalah pendiri Australian Poetry Slam, sebuah program penulis pertunjukan internasional, yang menampilkan ribuan penulis tampil di berbagai acara di Asia-Pasifik setiap tahun. Miles juga penulis Slam Your Poetry-How to Write a Revolution. Meskipun Merrill menerbitkan puisinya dalam bentuk cetak, audio, dan video, ia sangat menarik saat melihat langsung. Sebagai direktur kreatif organisasi sastra Word Travels, Miles berfokus pada pemberdayaan orang-orang dari berbagai komunitas untuk berbagi cerita mereka dengan dunia.

Appearing in

Main Program | The Power of Poetry

Poetry has the power to move, inspire and unite us. Poetry, out of all the literary genres, chooses the most beautiful ‘passage.’ Join us for a poetry reading that centres …


Main Program | Combatting Racism through Creative Practice

As we strive to improve conversations about race, racism, and racial justice, the environment in which we’re speaking seems to be constantly shifting. Our writers and poets offer their different …


Special Event | Uniting Humanity: Poetry of Conflict

Our poets from Ukraine present a powerful evening of words and wisdom from war-torn and troubled times. As citizens of this planet, we are all affected by disruptions in the …