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Poetry and Live performance

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WOMAD festival Slam winner 2022

International Women's Day 2022 - photos by @lunahag.photography

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Recent Spoken word poetry Wins and highlights!

  • UK Slam Championships 2023 finalist.

  • Locally Sourced Comedy and Spork 'Worst Poet Wins' Anti-Slam Winner 2023

  • Spork Dead Poets Slam Winner 2022

  • Spork Up! Supported Artist 2022

  • WOMAD festival Slam Winner 2022

Recently set up and host a Spokenword Poetry night called 'Speakease @ Rafikis', Ashburton, Devon. Insta @speakease.spokenwordpoetry.

 

Live Poetry Performance History (Selected)

UK Slam championships 2023

Worst poet wins - Anti Slam Exeter Phoenix 2023

Spork Up! Supported Artist showcase Phoenix Exeter Nov 2022

Spork Dead Poets Slam 2022

WOMAD festival performance and Slam winner July 2022

Sproutspoken Newquay June 2022

Deadbeats Plymouth May 2022

IWD- Grit Girl events Ashburton Arts March 2022

Spork Slam - Barrell House Totnes-Dec 2021

Second place

Open Collab Live Bristol-Dec 2021

OOO Beehive Slam Final-Dec 2021

Poetic Licence Sandford-Nov 2021

Cosmic Rhymes Plymouth-Oct 2021

Rainbow fish- Liv Torc - Sept 2021

Wonder Zoo- Plymouth- July 2021

Raise The Bar- Bristol- July 2021

Spork Slam - Exeter- July 2021

OOO Beehive Slam (Finalist!)- June 2021

BBC Upload- Bristol- Feb 2021

Hammer and Tongue -Hackney- Jan 2021

Taking the Mic - Exeter- (Regular) 2020-2021

AshArts- Ashburton- July 2020

Wonder Zoo - Plymouth- Nov 2020

Write Out Loud - Sale- Nov 2020

Bread and Roses- Plymouth- March 2020

Green Table - Dartington Hall- Dec 2019 (first ever!!!!!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spork Slam, Exeter photo by @jorbein 

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Writing Workshops/Courses/Mentoring.

Investing in my creativity and pursuing the development of my craft is super important and so I have been involved in the following writing workshops/courses/mentoring:

  • Hot Poets Participation project with Liv Torc and Chris Redmond March/April 2022

  • How to Write the Sh*t Away- Kat Francois

       Weekly workshops from Sept 2020-until present day

  • Mentoring with Rebecca Tantony - Began Feb 2022

  • Outspoken Press- Anthony Anaxagorou

       Summer 2020 

       Writing Poetic Narrative

       Prompt, Write, Share

       Getting your Poetry Published

       Disruption, Syntax, Line breaks

Wonderzoo, Plymouth- photo by Calvin Bedford 

Over the last few years I've mainly been concentrating on developing my skills as a performer and haven't pushed for publication so much, although I have recently completed my first collection, which is currently looking for a home. 

Published Poetry.

Hot Poets Sparks Anthology - collated by Liv Torc and Chris Redmond March 2023

Whoop Whoop Magazine May 2023

The British Library - Covid Collection Online Dec 2021

365 days of Covid Anthology- Sundays by the River Nov 2021

Despite Knowing -Addiction Anthology- Oct 2021

Haiflu - Liv Torc - Feb 2021

Nymphs and Thugs- Insta- Jan 2021

Irisi Magazine- Healing Issue- Aug 2020

Out of Nothing -Bath- May 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

IWD - Bread and Roses , Plymouth March 2020

Poetry in the pub -photo by @poeticlicenceevents

The Green Table- in the toilets before my first open mic Dec 2019

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