Anisa Nandaula

Anisa Nandaula


Speaker type

  • Author
  • Poet
  • Storyteller / Performer
  • Educational consultant
  • Playwright
  • Virtual visits
available for virtual visits

 Anisa is a nationally recognised spoken word poet, play writer, educator and published author. She is the 2016 Queensland Poetry slam champion and runner-up for the Australian poetry slam championships. In 2017, she published her first book Melanin Garden and won the XYZ Innovation in Spoken Word Prize. She has performed at the Sydney Opera house, Splendour in the Grass, Queensland Poetry festival, Women of the world festival and toured the country sharing stories of love and courage. Anisa is also the co-founder of the arts collective Voices of Colour which creates spaces for migrant, refugee and first nations artists to share their work.

Spoken Word workshops in schools

Workshops at conferences and festivals

Presentations at professional development events


  • The workshop was incredibly liberating. The whole thing (but in particular the 7 minute poem) enabled me to just write down everything unfiltered. It helped me to realize feelings that I had repressed and joked about without ever properly acknowledging. Thank you

    Music Industry College - 2019

    Music Industry College - 2019
    Anisa Nandaula
Anisa Nandaula