“I can no longer paint the unholy up in an emperor’s mute and pervasive holiness ... “
— from 'Uproot'
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Emily Crocker grew up in Western Sydney and now flickers between Sydney and Wollongong writing and performing poetry. You might have seen her at Wollongong Writers Festival, Sydney Writers Festival, Sydney Fringe Festival, Unspoken Words Festival, Storyfest, or Noted Festival.  Her debut chapbook 'Girls and Buoyant' was published last year by Subbed In. Other poems have appeared in places including Cordite Poetry Review, Verity La, Southerly, Seizure and Voiceworks. Emily’s recent projects include ‘Ok, Now Spit’, a pop-punk spoken word show created in collaboration with guitarist Jay Bailey (Shopfront Arts Co-op, ArtsLab 2017/18), and ‘Sonnet’ (as part of All Ears, Campbelltown Arts Centre 2018). She is on the team that brings you Enough Said Poetry Slam in Wollongong, where she is known for writing audience-inspired poems on-the-spot.