Izzy Roberts-Orr

Izzy Roberts-Orr is a poet, writer, broadcaster and arts worker based on Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung Country. Izzy is Creative Producer for Red Room Poetry and a 2020-2022 recipient of the Australia Council Marten Bequest Scholarship for Poetry. Her debut poetry collection, Raw Salt, is published by Vagabond Press, and was the recipient of a Bundanon Artist Residency, Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship and Shortlisted for the Colorado Prize for Poetry. Izzy’s work has been published in various journals and anthologies including Cordite, Westerly, The Contemporary Australian Feminist Poetry Anthology, Australian Poetry Anthology Vol. 9, the City of Literature’s Poet Laureates of Melbourne project, Visible Ink, Scum, Going Down Swinging, Debris, Voiceworks, The Lifted Brow, Seizure and more. Izzy has been a Melbourne Fringe Uncommon Places artist, a featured artist at Junction Arts Festival, and recipient of ATYP’s Fresh Ink playwriting bootcamp and mentorship. She has also featured at Emerging Writers’ Festival, National Young Writers’ Festival, Noted Festival, You Are Here, Forest Fringe, and with Young Arts Paris, judged competitions and in various capacities as an industry expert.

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