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This interview from the 2019 Ink of Light Baha’i Writers’ Festival features author, poet and blogger June Perkins.
Ink of Light is an annual festival that explores and celebrates the work of Baha’i writers and creatives, who all come together to share ideas, learn from one another, and celebrate creative expression.
Dr. June Perkins is a Brisbane-based poet, blogger and children’s author, of Indigenous Papua New Guinean and Australian background, raised in Tasmania by Baha’i parents. She utilizes multi-arts and multicultural stories to inspire an enriched sense of belonging and compassion in those who encounter her work. She recently shared Magic Fish Dreaming at the Asia Pacific Triennial Pacific, Summer Program 2019 APT9 and became a member of Mana Pasifika research Institute. She maintains an interest and dedication to promoting diversity in the Australian, Pasifika and Baha’i literary landscapes.
Find out more about June Perkins here on her website.
Listen to the audio version of this interview here on Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page: June Perkins Interview from the Ink of Light Baha’i Writers’ Festival
Find out more about the Ink of Light Baha’i Writers’ Festival here: inkoflight.org
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