Sophie Fenella Robinski is a poet and a performer from London. She is a member of The Roundhouse Poetry Collective and Burn After Reading Poetry Collective. She has performed her poetry around the UK at venues such as The Roundhouse, The Royal Festival Hall and in July 2013 she was long-listed to be the Young […]
Rachel Long is a poet and the founder of Octavia – Poetry Collective for Womxn of Colour. Her debut poetry collection, My Darling from the Lions, published by Picador in August 2020.
Megan Beech was the winner of the Poetry Society’s SLAMbassadors national youth slam 2011. She has performed at venues including the Southbank Centre, Latitude and Glastonbury Festivals and the University of Cambridge. Her debut collection ‘When I Grow Up I Want to be Mary Beard’ was published by Burning Eye Books in December 2013. Megan […]
Gabriel Akamo won The Poetry Society’s SLAMbassadors UK competition in 2012 and since then has written and performed for various events, including opening ‘Indiana Jones and the Extra Chair’ at the Southbank Centre with other emerging poets. Previous performances also include ‘Jawdance’, ‘Tongue Fu’, and recording for ‘Peace Camp 2012’ and ‘Goodbye Piccadilly’, the London […]
Serena Cooke has won numerous poetry competitions and has been published by Miracle E-Zine, Fur-Lined Ghettos, the Young Poets Network and performed her poem ‘Green Tears’ at the Cape Farewell SWITCH celebration evening. Serena was a Young Producer for both the Southbank Centre and the Poetry Society National Poetry Day Live 2014. She is also […]
Mary Anne Clarke often appears on the Poetry Society’s Young Poets’ Network, and has won their Cape Farewell and Edith Sitwell prizes. She has been commended for the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award, Ledbury and Basil Bunting awards, and longlisted for the Christopher Tower Prize. Mary Anne was a Young Producer for both […]
Adham Smart is a poet and linguist from London. He was a winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award in 2006, 2008, and 2009, and has had writing in The Cadaverine Anthology (Cadaverine Magazine, 2009), Korsakoff’s Paper Chain (Sidekick Books, 2010) and The Salt Book of Younger Poets (Salt, 2011). Adham was […]