Simon Kindt is a Brisbane-based poet, educator, and performer. With over ten years experience as a teacher, and as an arts worker in Queensland, he has a passion for working with young people to develop their confidence, their creativity and their capabilities as writers and performers.
Since 2015, Simon has worked with the Queensland Poetry Festival and the State Library of Queensland to produce Queensland’s biggest school poetry slam project SlammED! He is co-author of the poetry collection wreck / age and is also editor of the online literary journal pressure gauge.
His current focus as an artist is on the overlap between poetry and sound design, and he describes himself as someone who thrives on experimentation and collaboration.