Sarah Temporal is a prize-winning poet, writer and educator from the Northern Rivers NSW. She began her writing journey as a spoken-word poet in the early 2000s, and has since performed at festivals and events Australia-wide. More recently her work has been shortlisted for the South Coast Writers Centre Poetry Prize, highly commended for the XYZ Prize for Innovation in Spoken-Word, and published in the Australian Poetry Anthology.

Sarah is a skillful and inclusive facilitator and host, running poetry events and projects through her community arts initiative, Poets Out Loud. Her workshops such as ‘SlamCraft’ have been delivered at Wollongong Writers Centre, Indie Festival Maitland, Storyfest (Sydney) and more. Sarah is the creator and director of Poets Out Loud Youth Program, empowering young voices through slam poetry.

Sarah is currently completing her debut print poetry collection and exploring innovative ways to present poetry in performance.