Pola Fanous is a young Spoken-Word Poet and political activist from Western Sydney. An Egyptian-born immigrant, Pola picked up his pen at age 14 and hasn’t put it down since. At age 19, he is a well-loved member of Sydney’s Spoken Word scene, and has been featured at the Parramatta Poetry Slam, the Bankstown Poetry Slam; as well as at schools, rallies and conferences state-wide. In 2016, Pola competed in the Poetry Olympics at the Art Gallery of NSW and spoke at the City of Sydney’s Youth Leadership Conference. 2017 has seen Pola published in ‘The Resurrection’ Anthology and perform at the Parliament House of Australia.