Free poetry events for LGBTQIA+ Youth 12 – 25

These school holidays, Bridge Queer Gathering is hosting two free poetry-themed events for LGBTQIA+ youth as part of Youth Fest 2022. 

We’ll kick off with a poetry workshop hosted by Nevo Zisin, author and trans activist, followed up with a performance night where workshop participants and others can read and preform their work.  

Bridge Queer Gathering presents… 

      Pride Poetry Workshop 

Come along to Bridge Queer Gathering’s Pride Poetry Workshop to explore storytelling and writing through poetry.

Australian author and transgender rights activist, Nevo Zisin, will give practical guidance to support writing, developing ideas and getting creative with poems.

This friendly and inclusive workshop is for LGBTQIA+ teens and young adults across all levels of creative writing experience, from those who’ve never put pen to paper to those who want to refine their craft.

Book your FREE ticket here:

This workshop is designed for LGBTQIA+ community and allies ages 13-25.

You’ll be invited to perform your work at the open mic Pride Poetry Performance on Tues 27th September. 

This event is part of Vic Youth Fest 2022 and supported by the Victorian Government.


Pride Poetry Performance 

Bridge Queer Gathering warmly welcomes you to come along for Pride Poetry      

Performance celebrating LGBTQIA+ youth ages 13 and up.

This friendly and inclusive event will feature a range of young storytellers and special guests.

Come and share a piece or sit back and get inspired by the stories and writing from our community!

BOOK your FREE ticket here to join:

Bring your friends and family, this event is for LGBTQIA+ community members and allies of all ages.

Bridge Darebin
218 – 220 High Street Preston

We’d love to hear YOUR story. Please complete the registration form to join the open mic:

Your writing could be a poem, spoken word, short story or prose. Personally-written pieces are very welcome and we would be extremely excited to hear them.

Bridge Queer Gathering is proud to acknowledge the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which Bridge Darebin is located. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, and to Elders past and present and acknowledge the strength and resilience of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

This event is part of Vic Youth Fest 2022 and supported by the Victorian Government.