Poetry CV

Poetry Performances

Shuffle Festival,Tower Hamlets Cemetary Park, London, 1st Aug 2015

Unity Festival, open air, Cardiff, 4th July 2015

Memorial event in honour of Dr Nick Kitson, British Institute of Psychology, London, 15th May 2015

BABE 2015: Bristol Artists Book Event, Arnolfini, 11th April 2015 (in collaboration with Nancy Campbell; ‘How To Say I Love You in Greenlandic’)

Winter Warmer with Centred, Impact Hub Kings Cross, London, 10th Dec 2014

The Why? Festival (in association with DaDaFest), The Glasshouse, Stourbridge, 27th Nov 2014 and Forest Arts Centre, Walsall, 21st Nov 2014

Women’s Arts Event in partnership w/ Disability Arts Cymru, Cardiff, 22nd March 2014

Hit The Ode, The Victoria, Apples and Snakes (Midlands), 20th March 2014

BSL poetry workshop for Year 6, Longwill Green Primary School, 29th Jan 2014

Winter Warmer with Centred, Bethnal Green, London, 5th Dec 2013

NDCS volunteer social,Aston Business School Conference Centre, 9th Nov 2013

Incloodu Arts Festival, Rich Mix, Bethnal Green, London, 9th Nov 2013

UCLan Deaf Studies 30 year celebration, Greenbank Centre, Preston, 19th Oct 2013

Deaf Explorer Sunset Festival, Deaf Cultural Centre, Birmingham, 18th Oct 2013

Deaf Explorer Sunrise Festival, Deaf Cultural Centre, Birmingham, 11th Oct 2013

‘Words and Signs’ poetry workshop with Centred, The Guest Projects, London, 29th September 2013 (in collaboration with Sirena Reynolds)

BSL Pride Day, held in Highbury Fields, London, 29th June 2013

Deaf Explorer Unconference, Deaf Cultural Centre, Birmingham, 27th June 2013

‘An Evening with InteGreat Theatre’, The MAC, Birmingham, 23rd June 2013

The CDS Ball, The M Shed, Bristol, 22nd June 2013

Open Mic at Busboys and Poets, Washington DC, USA, 26th April 2013

‘Deaf Learning’ – as it was, is now and could be: an evening of BSL poetry, Berkeley Square, University of Bristol, 4th December 2012

Express Yourself’, Portsmouth Bookfest, Menuhin Theatre, 29th Oct 2012

SignLive, The Thunderbolt, Bristol, 13th October 2012

Signing Hands Across the Water, Swarthmore College, Philadelphia, USA, 17th–19th March 2012

Bristol Poetry Festival, Centre for the Deaf, Bristol, 4th February 2012

Telling Our Stories and Resistance: Disability Arts, M Shed, Bristol for Disability

History Month, 14th January 2012

BSL Music Gig, The Porter Cellar, Bath, 3rd December 2011

BSL Music Gig, The Porter Cellar, Bath, 2nd July 2011

Bristol Poetry Festival, Centre for the Deaf, Bristol, 19th February 2011

Our Deaf Day, The Colston Hall, Bristol 9th October 2010

Bristol Poetry Festival, Centre for the Deaf, Bristol, 20th February 2010

Poetry International, Southbank Centre, London 30th October 2008

BDA Sign arts and Film Festival, Institute of Contemporary Arts, January 2007

Poetry Published

‘No Longer an Impossible Dream’, ‘How Much Can You Hear?’ and ‘What is the Worth of my Life?’ in “Queer Deaf Anthology”, tbp 2016, edited by Raymond Luczak

When the Dead are cured’ in “Deaf Lit Extravaganza”, 2013, edited by John Lee Clark, published by Handtype Press

When the Dead are cured‘ (titled ‘Zombies’) and ‘Lament of a bi-lingual poet‘ in “Whose Flame is it Anyway?”, 2012, edited by Mackay, Newnham & Cope, published by Disability Arts Cymru