Photo taken by John Englezos
John Englezos is a freelance photographer, a spoken word poet and Melbourne's 2015 Poetry Slam Champion. A regular contributor to the Melbourne poetry scene, he has featured at TedX St Kilda, Slamalamadingdong, Voices in the Attic, ProudSpoken, Ex Libris Writer’s Festival, White Night 2016, Melbourne’s World Refugee Day Rally, and Multicultural Arts Victoria's showcase Common Ground for the Emerge Writer's Festival. His work centres around notions of hope, identity and wonder. He has mentored and run workshops for creative people in the fields of live performance and the visual arts; is cohost of Faith Speaks and has just published his first book.