Bio

Fleassy Malay is an Internationally renowned, evocative and powerful spoken word artist from the UK. Now based in Melbourne, Australia, she runs 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.
 
As a speaker, Fleassy Malay initiates a permission in everyone who witnesses her, an invitation to live more authentically and courageously ourselves.
 
With a theatrical and yet deeply authentic performance style, she is renowned for captivating her audiences with depth, authenticity, and humor.
Her poetry has the capacity to bring our minds to the deep, important and sometimes harrowing issues of our time whilst also inspiring hope, empowerment and divine connection.
Whereas her poetry topics often center around her personal experiences as a woman, a mother, her queer identity, eroticism and spirituality she confronts the profound power of living courageously and with authenticity.
 
In 2017 she published her first book of poetry, Sex and God, performed interstate and internationally and was awarded the honor of becoming the first women to represent Australia at the National Poetry Slam, Denver, Colorado.
 
Fleassy Malay has over 20 years of stage experience and half a decade of facilitation experience teaching her life-changing Authentic Public Speaking course, SpeakUP.

 

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

“Her poetry speaks bold truths that you can’t un-hear.”

Chalise Van Wygaardt

Spoken Word Artist and Poet