Our 26th weekly Insta session features Ella Dorman-Gajic. Ella is a poet, playwright and performer from Brighton. She is the co-founder and host of Off the Chest, a sell-out poetry night. She’s performed poetry sets and theatre pieces around the country, including at Edinburgh Fringe, The Arcola, The Orange Tree and Norwich Arts Centre. This month a scratch of her new play will be on at Brainchild’s Digital Hatch.

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Our 23rd weekly Insta session featured Elise Hadgraft. Elise is a poet, musician, artist, model and purportedly quite odd. Despite over twelve years performance experience, three of which were spent fronting electro outfit ‘corporationpop’, she’s only just got round to releasing her debut collection with Verve Poetry Press. It is, by her own admission: “alright as poetry collections go, I guess”.

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The 21st of our Insta sessions features Gabriel Àkámọ́. Gabriel is a Nigerian-British poet, actor, facilitator, and creative producer based in London. He is a proud Barbican Young Poets alumnus, member of the National Youth Theatre, and a former Roundhouse Resident Artist (2016-17) with Spit the Atom Poetry Collective.

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The 19th of our Insta sessions features Rick Dove. Rick a London-based poet and storyteller. A regular performer on the London poetry scene since late 2015, Rick has been published in poetry zines, national press, and his own solo pamphlet and full collection. His work blends the old and new, taking a keen interest in both societal and personal change and how they interact as we grow.

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