CV

AWARDS

  • Winner of the UniSlam Coaches Slam (March 2020)
  • Winner of the Penguin Platform spoken word competition (July 2019)
  • Winner of the Hammer and Tongue National Team Slam Final at the Royal Albert Hall (June 2019)
  • Two-time UniSlam winner (January 2018, February 2019)
  • Represented the UK and authored the ‘Best Group Piece’ at the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational in Chicago (April 2017)
  • Shortlisted for the BBC Young Writers’ Award (2015)
  • Three times winner of the Scottish Book Trust’s 50 Word Fiction competition (2014-15)

ROLES AND PROJECTS

  • Founder of online spoken word event, Risk aVerse
  • Founding member of the Second City Poets collective. Our debut collection, Playground, is available here!
  • Coach for the University of Birmingham’s UniSlam team (2020-2021)
  • Midlands Spoken Word Editor for Sabotage Reviews (2019-2021)

PUBLICATIONS AND RECORDINGS

EDUCATION

  • MSt in Creative Writing
    – University of Oxford (2020-2022)
  • BA English and Creative Writing with First Class Honours, Cum Laude
    – University of Birmingham (2016 – 2019)