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January 8, 2014

Hackney Times

A team of lyrical reporters were invited to share their story and take on life 21st century style. They joined me  to create your own special report of Hackney life and…
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PortfolioProjects
January 8, 2014

Architecture for Everyone

Architecture for Everyone: helps Britain's best young designers to turn their talent into a career. It is a partnership between the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust and architectural firm RMJM - a nationwide project which…
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PortfolioProjects
January 8, 2014

London Teenage Poetry SLAM

For five years I was a Poet on the London Teenage Poetry Slam. The project is the culmination of six months’ training for teachers and poets, with workshops in schools…
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PortfolioProjects
January 8, 2014

Apples & Snakes

I have been working alongside Apples & Snakes to stretch the idea of what poetry is and can be in both participation and performance. I am one of their poets on the…
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PortfolioProjects
January 8, 2014

Ignite

I have worked for over five years on the Ignite! Programme. They are interested in creativity with a purpose. They encourage young people to offer creative thinking solutions to problems…
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PortfolioProjects
January 8, 2014

Love Letter to Hackney

Love Letter to Hackney Designed to inspire and educate the young participants. The workshops are themed around Valentines Day and require the participants write and perform their own spoken word…
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PortfolioProjects
January 7, 2014

Chaucer FFWD

Chaucer FFWD: Supported by the Arts Council, Small Green Shoots and 4 youth groups in Hackney, Camden, Lambeth and Lewisham. The project will see these 4 youth groups study the…
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Publications
December 29, 2013

In Protest:

In Protest: 150 Poems for Human Rights Edited by Helle Abelvik-Lawson, Anthony Hett and Laila Sumpton. ISBN:9780957221032.  Protest: 150 Poems for Human Rights is an anthology of new poetry exploring human rights…
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Publications
July 25, 2013

The Mouthmark Book of Poetry

'The mouthmark Book of Poetry' is an anthology of the individual-author titles published under the mouthmark poetry pamphlet series, comprising the work of Nick Makoha, Inua Ellams, Jacob Sam-La Rose,…
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Events
August 10, 2011

Grace under Pressure – Poets in the City

Grace under Pressure by Spread the Word is a series of three events as part of the Kings Place Festival featuring contemporary poets. The anthology, Ten (published by Bloodaxe) is the…
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