A special Friday 13th night of spoken word to celebrate sisterhood.
One of Britain foremost poets. Contributor to The Good Immigrant, author of Springfield Road and "doyenne of the spoken word scene". Her political and comedic readings have been shared on BBC3 and 4. Her poetry album LIVEwire was shortlisted for the major Ted Hughes Award 2017. “She is everything the Daily Mail is terrified of” – Kerrang Magazine.
Featured on Women Who Spit (BBC iPlayer), one of ELLE’s ’30 inspirational women under 30’, and Cosmopolitan’s ‘No. 1 trailblazing woman’. She co-curates two leading spoken word events Chill Pill and Come Rhyme With Me. Her debut collection I Did It Too is out now with Burning Eye Books.
Winner of Sky Arts Academy Poetry Award, she is the playwright behind Off- Side, With A Little Bit of Luck, Battleface, the love I feel is red and Chef (which won the Fringe First Award). She edited the first ever anthology of British muslim women, The Things I Would Tell You, which was released this year. And her collection of poems about the UK sex work industry, How You Might Know Me, was released with Out-Spoken.
Named the top queer poet to look out for by Diva magazine. A TEDx speaker (on the philosophy of language, reality and mental health). Shortlisted for Peace Poetry Prize and Saboteur Awards Best Spoken Word Performer. Her work has been featured on BBC4 are published by Tate Britain, i-D, The International Times, The Sunday Times and Tribe de Mama. In 2017 she released a collection of poems and lyrical essays, The 4th Brain.
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£10 tickets in advance! (Will do skill swaps and exchanges for low-income friends who’d like to join).
Within every woman is every woman.
Time: 7:00pm (Performances start at 7.30pm)
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