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…

Intercity Flow Anthology Launch

I’ve been a bad website post-er of late. This is because I have been doing lots of post-worthy things rather than not. I probably need to learn how to do both at the same time – like taking a photo of oneself in a club having a good time.  Or not. Alas, this is what…

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…

Wow and what a…

Wow! What a Young Poet Laureate journey, what a National Poetry Day, what poetry, what amazing people you meet on such journeys. Firstly, congratulations to Aisling Fahey, crowned the new Young Poet Laureate for London. It has been a pleasure to get to know both her and her poetry- both equally stunning- throughout the Spread…