Sahida Apsara is an Australian poet, songwriter, rapper, dancer and arts educator. Born in Singapore, coming from a half Indian/half Malay background, Sahida travelled the world from the age of 20 before settling in Australia 7 years later.

Having experienced race-based discrimination, physical and psychological violence and challenges as a newly-arrived migrant, she writes poems that centre on the themes of empowerment, migration, consciousness, domestic violence, gender, social and racial justice.