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Manal Younus


Manal Younus is storyteller and poet. As a Muslim with Eritrean origins living in Australia she uses her work to explore and strengthen her identity. A one-time Slam poet, Younus no longer competes, but continues to perform her work at events including the Sydney Opera House, Adelaide TEDx, and Adelaide Festival of Ideas and Open State Festival and as well as the Halogen Foundation's Young Leaders Convention. She is the author of the collection Reap.

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  • Poetry reading

    This year’s poets include Alison Flett, Nelson Hedditch, Rachel Mead, Manal Younus and Rob Walker.