“Her poetry speaks bold

truths that you can’t


Chalise Van Wygaardt

Spoken Word Artist and Poet


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 and a fierce voice for the power of authenticity and connection as a social change tool.

Founder of Melbourne’s acclaimed Women’s Spoken Word event, Mother Tongue. A passionate, powerful, vulnerable and honest performer who’s words and courses leave a profound impression.

A self-identified queer, erotic, spiritual, mother she has a theatrical and yet deeply authentic performance style, renowned for captivating her audiences with depth, honesty, and humor.

In 2017 she published her book, Sex and God, performed internationally and became the first women to represent Australia at the National Poetry Slam, USA. In 2018 her poem, Witches, went viral on International Women’s Day with over one million views in 3 days, with over 2 million views to date.

What to expect?

With a 5 to 45-minute performance set, Fleassy Malay will add a passionate, powerful, vulnerable and honest edge to any event. Expect laughter, tears and life-affirming inspiration.

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Highlight Appearances: 
National Poetry Slam, Denver, USA
Splendour in the Grass, NSW, Australia
Seven Sisters Festival, VIC, Australia
Rainbow Serpent Festival, VIC, Australia
She Is KIND Awards, VIC Australia