Listed on the Bristol Post’s Pink List of the 73 Most Influential LGBTQ+ people in Bristol.
🏆 January 4th – Competed at Hammer & Tongue Cambridge slam and won, making me eligible for Cambridge Regionals for 2022 Nationals.
🏆 Competed at the World Cup of Slam (la Coupe du Monde). Grand Slam Finalist (5th overall).
📖 April – ‘Tracey Emin Got Nothin’ On Me’ published in the Golden Walkman Magazine Themed Issue ‘Isola’. (Link pending)
💕 28th March – Founded the St. Loe Collective.
27th March – Coached the Bath Spa University national poetry team (of Megan Baxter, Tyjana Howard, Gem Baskerville, Raina Greifer, Erin Green and Jessica Graham) with Callum Wensley for UniSlam. (Finalists: Finished third overall)
📖 26th March – ‘Sunburnt’ published in UniSlam Anthology 2021 (created by Anne Gill).
🔎 15th March – Radio Interview and shared poems on The CakEhole Show (102.5FM, Soundart Radio)
🏆 Became UK Slam Champion at Farrago National Slam. Qualifying for the World Grand Slam in May 2021.
📖 ‘What If The Moon Loved You’ shared in audio format on BBC Upload on BBC Radio Bristol on February 1st 2021.
📖 ‘Home and Where The Heart Is’ published in the Sanctuary Anthology by Dream Well Publishing (Link pending)
Headlined Hammer & Tongue Cambridge.
📖 ‘Teeth’ published in the Paper Therapy: COA Edition Anthology by Jess Dawson on December 5th 2020.
📖 SkyArts (via CPL Productions) aired Life & Rhymes episode 2. Which included a performance of my poem ‘Perfect’
📖 ‘Civil Unrest’ published in Big A Little A Anthology 2020 by Big A Little A Anthologies in 2020. (Link pending)
🔎 Interview ‘Mixed Personality Disorder‘ published by Jemima Hughes on October 14th 2020.
🔎 22nd Sept – Filmed ‘Perfect’ for SkyArts (via CPL Productions) Life & Rhymes episode 2.
🏆 4th Sept – Came 2nd in Hammer & Tongue Regionals (Cambridge). Qualifying for Hammer & Tongue Nationals.
28th July – Verve Poetry Press asked to publish my debut collection in Spring 2022.
30th June – Performed a Winchesterfest hour long set.
14th April – CandleLit’s first poetry competition was launched. Embers, Ignite. Launch of CandleLiterature.com and @CandleLitPoets
💕 8th April – Joined Cecilia Knapp‘s online workshop group
14th March – Competed in Lyra’s Bristol Poetry Festival Slam. Last event before began shielding for Covid.
25th February – Headlined Poetry+ alongside the UniSlam team.
3rd February – Milk Super Slam! (debut of The Austere Beauty, Black & White and Perfect) at The Wardrobe Theatre.
Co-Coached the Bath Spa University national poetry team (of Raina Greifer, Megan Baxter, Holly Moberley, Alex Levontine, Georgia Stride and Sophia Kaniklidou) for UniSlam. (Semi Finalists)
💕 Helped Allographic Press create ‘Small Word, Wide World’ anthology celebrating International Culture in Cambridge in a sub-editor role.
📖 ‘Disorderly Conduct’ and ‘The Grey Garden’ published in UniSlam Anthology 2019 (created by Anne Gill).
Co-Coached the Bath Spa University national poetry team (of Raina Greifer, Holly Moberley, Alex Calver, Tierney Elliott and Rose Butler) for UniSlam. (Semi Finalists)
Co-Coached the Bath Spa University national poetry team (of Alex Calver, Connor Macleod, Izzi Seale, Rose Butler and Amy Stirling) for UniSlam. (Finalists, placed 2nd overall)
🏆 Competed at Hammer & Tongue Nationals in the Royal Albert Hall as the Bristol Regional Runner Up.
27th November – Performed at University of Bristol’s Reclaim the Night event.
23rd October – Raise the Bar Bath Spotlight event launched (“Raise the Bath”) with Raise the Bar.
18th October – Support poem for the Outspoken Press tour date in Bristol (at Bristol Improv Theatre)
8th October – Competed in the Bristol Poetry Festival slam.
💕 June 30th – Graduated with a First Class Bachelors degree in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University.
📖 June 27th – ‘I will Only Perform This Poem Once’ and interview shared in audio format on Laura Rawlings’ show on BBC Radio Bristol.
June 6th – Performed at the Poetry Arch at University of Bristol.
May 26th – Performed at Bath Festival on an outdoor stage.
May 10th – First official billed support slot at Raise the Bar Spotlight Bristol.
May 8th – Support poem for Shane Koyczan’s Bristol tour date in St. George’s Bristol.
March 16th – Performed as part of Team Raise the Bar in an event called Raise the Bar vs Boomerang alongside Craft-D, Tim Ledwitch, Sam Grudgings and James McQuade (Team RTB) and Jake Wild Hall, Maria Ferguson, Tyrone Lewis, Joel Auterson and Alexander Woody Woodward (Team Boomerang).
🏆 Competed at VARSITY an inter-university slam alongside Connor Macleod, Rohan Wolsey and Sanket Shrestha. Connor and I were the two finalists so Bath Spa won the Team trophy, and Connor won 1st place overall (I came second).
🏆 Competed at Farrago National slam competition.
🏆 January 4th – Competed at Hammer & Tongue Bristol slam and won, making me eligible for Regionals, and making me a Bristol slam champion (having won all the slams currently running in Bristol within a month).
🏆 January 2nd – Competed at Inkbomb slam in Bristol and won.
🏆 December 21st – Competed at Milk Poetry Slam (my first ever slam win!) and won.
💕 Founded the Bath Spa University Spoken Word and Performance Poetry Society.
25th August – Performed a co-headline set at Raise the Bar at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
🔎 Was mentioned by Lucy English in an article on the Guardian website titled ‘The growing popularity of performance poetry is a boost for mental wellbeing‘ on June 2nd 2016.
💕 28th October – Became co-host of SPARTAN Poetry, a poetry podcast at Bath Spa University.
23rd April – First ever Bath Spa PRIDE event (including spoken word). Performed at and organised.
💕 I begin Lucy English’s module ‘Performance Poetry’ at Bath Spa University – and I write my first spoken word poem ‘Don’t Look At My Legs’.