FLEASSY MALAY

Festival MC & Live Program Curator

Two times TEDx speaker and viral poet, Fleassy Malay is an Internationally renowned, evocative and powerful spoken word artist, speaker and coach. A global advocate for Women’s rights, LGBTQI+ visibility, and a fierce voice for the power of authenticity and courage as a social change tool.

Founder and CEO of Melbourne’s acclaimed Women’s Spoken Word organisation and monthly event, Mother Tongue, she has guided the voices of thousands of women into the world. A passionate, powerful, vulnerable and honest performer who’s words, workshops and courses leave a profound impression.

A British artist now based in Melbourne, Australia; she studied at the famous London stage institution, The BRIT School, which birthed many strong talents such as Amy Winehouse, Adele, Kae Tempest and more.

A self-identified queer, erotic, spiritual, mother she has a theatrical and yet deeply authentic performance and writing style, renowned for captivating her audiences with depth, honesty, and humour. She now writes and presents regularly to her online community of over 20k followers with poetry, talks, and opinion pieces.