Milk Poetry selects the finest, freshest poets from the UK and beyond to produce the most nourishing and eclectic spoken word bonanza you could ever hope for, hosted by Malaika Kegode (Outlier).
Milk Poetry joins forces with Bad Betty Press as they tour the UK showcasing some of the poets from their excellent roster. Plus last month’s Milk Poetry slam winner. Guest hosted by 1990s Chris.
Matthew Haigh is the author of Death Magazine (Salt) and Black Jam (Broken Sleep Books). He is the co-editor of Hit Points: an anthology of video game poetry (Broken Sleep Books). Death Magazine was longlisted for the Polari first book prize in 2020. His work has been highly commended in the Forward prizes, commended in the Winchester Poetry Prize, and published in journals including Poetry Wales, The Rialto, Magma and Poetry London.
Manuela Moser’s poetry has appeared in The Stinging Fly, Poetry Ireland Review, Hotel, The Tangerine, and The Forward Book of Poetry 2022. She runs The Lifeboat Press, and is a co-Director at Catalyst Arts. Her pamphlet will be published in November by Bad Betty Press.
KATE B HALL
Still in love with London where I have lived almost all of my quite long life, (born 1945). I write a quite a bit, read a lot and belong to a couple of poetry groups get published occasionally in anthologies and haiku magazines. Received The British Haiku Society Museum of Haiku Literature Award, May 2021. I have published two Haiku collections Running for nothing (Ram 2004) and Irises. 2015 Hub) I edited Show of hands, (2016) a collection of poems by Blue side poets. My first poetry collection The story is was published by Bad Betty in 2018. I am at present working on my next collection which will be completely sonnets.
Plus last month’s slam winner: RAINA GREIFER
Raina Greifer (she/they) is a Bristol based writer and performance-maker. She loves reality tv and talking about embarrassing things like accidentally liking someone’s instagram photo. They have performed at events like Bristol Femme Night and Raise the Bar, and have been published by Levee Mag and The Offing. They are also a member of the BBC Words First 2021 cohort.
Come along for a unique, fun and inquisitive couple of hours of poetry and performance.
- RUNNING TIME2 hours, with interval
- VENUEThe Wardrobe Theatre
All performances will have a two-thirds capacity audience to allow for some social-distancing