8 Slammers go head to head to fight it out for a space in the years grand final, and a chance at poetries most coveted prize, an InkBomb Press publishing deal! Every month, 2 winners will be chosen, by our guest artist and the audience, to go forward to the final.
With feature guest Rebecca Tantony
Rebecca Tantony’s work is, in her own words, a tapestry of intricate themes, bold writing and passionate intensity, creating a lyrical conversation straight to the heart. Her collection ‘Talk You Round Till Dusk’ was published by Burning Eye Books in 2015 and her upcoming collection ‘All the Journeys I Never Took’ will be published in April 2017. Currently ‘All the Journeys I Never Took’ is a touring show met with critical acclaim and admiration in venues across the UK.
Rebecca teaches spoken word in multiple venues, and was a poetry facilitator in the UK’s largest ever teen spoken word slam in schools across the country, ‘Shake the Dust’. She has previously worked facilitating spoken word events and workshops including Hammer & Tongue Bristol, The Wandering Word Workshop Tent and a California-based arts organisation called Applied Theatre Action Initiative which focuses on social change.