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PUBLIC ADDRESS II: Meet the poets – Lorna Meehan

Lorna Meehan – West Midlands representative on Apples And Snakes’ tour Public Address II tells us the inspiration behind her poetry

The last poet on our Public Address II meet and greet extravaganza is Lorna Meehan.

Kicking it for the West-Midlands, Lorna’s poetry ranges from comic ranting to mellow introspection. “A poet with tremendous range, at ease with the playful and the poignant, the fantastic and the familiar”

To find out what effect yoga, meditation and a bout of ‘Bridget Jones self-deprecation’  has on a poet, check out the video …

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PUBLIC ADDRESS II: Meet the poets – Tom Sissons

We introduce you to Tom Sissons, one of 5 regional poets performing on our Public Address II tour.

Poet number 4 is Tom Sissons our South East poetry performer. As the 2012 Hammer and Tongue Brighton Slam Champ and star at Brighton’s Bite! Youth Poets v MCs battle, Tom is cutting a clear path through the overgrowth of spoken word with writing and performances about politics, urban life, and working class values that exhibit a maturity and style belying his teen years.

Check him out…

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PUBLIC ADDRESS II: Meet the poets – Selina Nwulu

Selina Nwulu: South West Representative on the Apples and Snakes’ tour – Public Address II,  introduces us to her political poetry style

Okay, so you’ve met Chris Stewart (NE), Jack Dean (SW) now its time to say hello to the political yet personal poetry force that is Selina Nwulu!

Selina, representing the London region, is in fact Yorkshire-born. She has been performing across the UK and beyond for the past two years. Her work has been published in a variety of collections, most recently in a human-rights-themed poetry anthology published …

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PUBLIC ADDRESS II: Meet the poets – Jack Dean

Meet Jack Dean, representing the South West on Apples and Snakes’ Tour – Public Address II

We introduced you to Chris Stewart yesterday – who’s flying the flag for the North East on our Public Address II Tour. Today we bring you Jack Dean.

Hailing from Exeter and representing the South West of England, Jack will be performing RAIN: A new quasi-autobiographical piece of work using hip-hop poetics to explore three great British institutions: clinical dep

ression, nostalgia and talking about the weather. Jack tells us more about his …

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PUBLIC ADDRESS II: Meet the poets – Chris Stewart

After the whirlwind that was Public Address, we once again bring you the best emerging spoken word talent from across the UK.

Five talented, eclectic, exciting poets from the five Apples regions join together with one mission –  to delight your ears with their words.
Over the next week we’ll be introducing you to the 5 poets performing on the Public Address II Tour.

First up, representing the North East of England is Chris Stewart: Dubbed “the Audeince Alienator” Chris’ darkly anarchic brand of poetry can be somewhat “Confrontational”. In …

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