"The 2018 program is our most provocative," said Miles Merrill, Creative Director of Word Travels. "With artists from Canada, Singapore, South Africa and across Australia, the Festival pushes against the edges of language. No celebrities. No politicians. It's raw voices from heaps of diverse international communities."
"With the slam, we can't wait to see who the next Solli Raphael or Jesse Oliver will be, and what the year brings for them!" he said.