Hani Abdile is a writer, student and spoken word poet based in Sydney, Gadigal of the Eora Nation. After spending months in immigration detention, she found healing in writing poetry about human rights, freedom and dignity. As an honorary member of PEN International and lead member of Writing Through Fences, Hani has received numerous awards for her work in community and creative arts. Hani has performed around Sydney and interstate. Her first book, I Will Rise, published by Writing Through Fences, shows with the power of our voices we can shape the world to be a better place for the next generation.