The fifth of our Insta sessions features Emily Harrison on Tuesday 9 June. Emily is a former Saboteur Awards Best Spoken Word Performer. Her full-length poetry collection ‘I Can’t Sleep ’cause My Bed’s On Fire’ is published with Burning Eye Books. Emily lives and teaches in Hackney.

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Insta sessions #5: Emily Harrison on Tuesday 9 June

These sessions welcome guests to join us for relaxed conversations and performances. They’re broadcast live on our Instagram account from 7.30-8pm (BST) on Tuesdays, and then uploaded to Facebook, YouTube and IGTV shortly afterwards.

Find more information and share the event over on Facebook. Our latest session with Stephen Lightbown is available to view below.

Insta sessions #4: Stephen Lightbown

The fourth of our Insta sessions features Stephen Lightbown on Tuesday 26 May. Stephen is a Bristol-based poet who writes mainly about life as a wheelchair user. His first poetry collection, Only Air, was published in 2019 by Burning Eye Books.

Insta sessions #4: Stephen Lightbown on Tuesday 26 May

These sessions welcome guests to join us for relaxed conversations and performances. They’re broadcast live on our Instagram account from 7.30-8pm (BST) on Tuesdays, and then uploaded to Facebook, YouTube and IGTV shortly afterwards.

Find more information and share the event over on Facebook. Our latest session with Iona Lee is available to view below.

Insta sessions #3: Iona Lee

Fancy yourself as an Insta poet…?

There’s rarely a week goes by when we don’t see another article about the ‘rise of the Insta poets’. Some of them are celebratory, some of them are scathing and not many of them fall in between.

But the fact is, social media is a great way for poets to share their work and also a great way for the public to access it. We want to use our channels to promote grassroots, so we’re hosting an ‘Insta open mic’.

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