Tag Archives: spoken word

Hypocrite

I was at primary school when I first learnt what the word ‘hypocrite’ meant. I remember because I recall shouting it at other players during after-school netball games. I say shouting, but I’m quite softly spoken and so maybe I … Continue reading

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Feminist Poetry

One funny (aka annoying) thing about identifying as a Feminist and being relatively vocal about it as a poet (like putting on an event with women-only features) is that you get put in a particular box. The thing is, the … Continue reading

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The Burning House

A burning house made from sound. Five voices salvage all they can from the wreckage. A navigation of all that we lose, find and construct in times when facing the loss of what we consider home and our heritage. Over … Continue reading

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Book Review: Talk you round till dusk by Rebecca Tantony

I received a copy of Rebecca Tantony’s Talk you round till dusk by illustrator Anna Higgie, who I met last year when I performed at BoomTown. You can have a peak inside the book to see the beautiful illustrations here. You can … Continue reading

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Sex in the Afternoon

In the light of the publication of my review (The Norwich Radical) on the Wellcome Collection’s exhibition, The Institute of Sexology, I am posting a poem I recorded at the museum this summer. It was played at the related event … Continue reading

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Open Generation – Videos

The video footage of the Open Generation event has been put up now. You can watch the videos here, where you can access content from across the weekend. See below for my performance of ‘Apology for Yarl’s Wood’. Remember to … Continue reading

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News: She Grrrowls and Audio Book Radio

She Grrrowls is settled into its new home at Apples & Pears – it’s crazy to think that half a year has gone, and 16th July will be the last event before the summer break (all being well, returning in … Continue reading

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13.08.15 – 17.08.15 – Boom Town

Performing at the Wandering Word. Check out the website here.

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18.07.15 – 20.07.15 – Larmer Tree Festival

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17.07.15 – 18.07.15 – Lovebox Festival

Apples & Snakes : The Writing Room Legendary spoken word promoters Apples and Snakes present an epic line-up of raising stars, and new voices from the Writing Room programme share the stage with the most dynamic wordsmiths the capital has … Continue reading

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