Why Not Strive?

Why Not Strive? An Inclusive club night for young people made by Southbank Centre Youth Ambassadors happening tomorrow night (Friday 23 October), Festival Village, Southbank Centre, 7-9pm. I’ll be performing alongside RaymondAntrobus and Heart ‘N’ Soul DJ’s. Really wishing I’d had the good sense to have gone to a club night this cool, of poetry, music…

The Poetry Takeaway

I was in The Poetry Takeaway van last Sunday @ Brunel University’s Lit Fest. I’m back inside what is fast becoming my favourite place tonight @Discovery Centre, Stratford.

Sex in the Afternoon

Sex in the Afternoon: Wellcome Collection This Sunday (26th July) is the Sex in the Afternoon event at the Southbank Centre in the Purcell Room. Poets, Kei Miller, Warsan Shire, Malika Booker and Rachel Mars present their poetry and prose exploring the theme of sex. I, along with a few of my Burn After Reading…

My Bed poetry performance at Late @ Tate

For dream commissions, make your own. London Laureates, Ella Frears, Laurie Bolger, Clare Mulley and I, perform poems inspired by Tracey Emin’s, ‘My Bed’ at Late at Tate last Friday.

‘Eight’ in Abridged: 0-37 Torquemada

My poem, ‘Eight’ features in the stunning Abridged 0_37 Torquemada issue. ‘Abridged 0 – 37: Torquemada focuses on the confessional and faith; the lies we tell and the secrets we keep, the hypocrisy of love and hate and the pointedness and pointlessness of the penance we ascribe ourselves and others, the faith that keeps us going…