Racheal Oak Butler
Proudly Gamilaroi, Racheal Oak Butler is a writer, performer, musician and self-defence teacher. Racheal has been writing for many years and has amassed a significant body of work including poetry, short stories, songs, performance and spoken word pieces.
Racheal recently toured a spoken word piece, ‘My Calling’, as part of the Queerstories performances throughout Victoria and NSW. She is currently working with Ilbijerri Theatre Company as a performer in Scar Trees.
Writing is fundamental to who Racheal is and although the message is sometimes raw and traumatic, it is also unique, powerful and truthful and goes to the heart of many key issues and experiences. She is a is a 2019 Next Chapter recipient.