On the 31st October 2019, Daniel Nour and I from Sweatshop Writer’s Collective, attended WestWords October Poets’ Corner event. Reading and talking to the theme of ‘Memory as Place’, was Omar Sakr, a Turkish-Lebanese Australian writer from Western Sydney and author of The Lost Arabs. Until recently, Daniel and […]
Abeny Monyteng Ring Mayol is a South Sudanese writer from Western Sydney. She lived in Kakuma refugee camp in the Turkana district and Nairobi, Kenya where she learned how to read and write. Abeny completed a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning with Honours from the University of South Australia. She also recently completed a graduated certificate in Urban Design at the University of Sydney and currently works as a social planner for Campbelltown Council. Abeny is a member of Sweatshop: Western Sydney Literacy Movement. Her work has been published in Red Room Poetry and Sweatshop Women: Volume Two.