Kathryn O’Driscoll is a spoken word poet, writer and activist from Bath, England. She is a U.K. slam champion and a World Slam Finalist (2021). She talks openly about disabilities, mental health, LGBTQIA+ issues and joys and gender politics in her wide range of poems. 

She was longlisted for the Outspoken Prize for Performance Poetry, and the Saboteur Award for Best Spoken Word Artist in 2022. In 2021 she was one of the featured poets on the (BAFTA winning) Sky Arts spoken word TV show Life and Rhymes.

She is the founder and creator of CandleLit Sessions and the Sword Forge Collective, a poetry reader for Full House Literary Magazine, and Co-Artistic Director of Spoken Word at PBH’s Free Fringe.

Her debut collection ‘Cliff Notes’ was released by Verve Poetry Press in February.


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