Miles Merrill - A storyteller with a difference
This slam poet is a storyteller with a difference. He narrates with characters that “bend the air” and ideas that “make your hair stand up and your stomach jump into your neck”.
Miles Merrill, Australia’s leading performance poet, was in India, travelling across various cities to deliver sessions to filled with poems which were a blend of metaphors, music and stories.
From Chennai, Mumbai, Jaipur to Delhi and Kolkata, Miles travelled across the country, participating in gigs, literature festivals and meeting schoolchildren.
In Jaipur and Delhi, Miles participated at the Bookaroo Literature Festival and visited several schools. In Kolkata, he conducted sessions with underprivileged students from Future Hope School, students with special needs from Akshar School, students from the Heritage School and Sushila Birla Girls School.
At various events, Miles not only shared his journey as a slam poet but also encouraged people to express themselves, and shared his tips for performing on stage.