• Arts Emergency

    Arts Emergency

    Neil Griffiths is Co-founder of the Arts Emergency Service, he has been voted one of the top 50 most influential fundraisers for the past two years, he lives in South London and has been a political activist since the age of 19. Arts Emergency is a charity that focuses on ...

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  • Corrina Antrobus

    Corrina Antrobus

          Born and bred east Londoner who remembers when Percy Ingle was the trendiest bakery in Broadway Market and walking though London Fields was suicidal. She studied Media Production and Performance at Luton University and made documentaries on mixed-race relationships and traveled to California to shoot a film on Native American ...

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  • Aja Monet

    Aja Monet

    Harry Belafonte once called Aja Monet "The true definition of an artist". Her craft is an in depth reflection of emotional wisdom, skill and activism. Currently she is the youngest individual to ever win the legendary Nuyorican Poet’s Café Grand Slam title. She independently published her first book of poetry, ...

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  • Chimene Suleyman

    Chimene Suleyman

    Chimene Suleyman is a writer from London. She has worked with the Royal Opera House to and curate her own text installation, and has represented the UK at the International Biennale in Rome. She is a member of Point Blank Poetry collective and teaches poetry and creative writing workshops for ...

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  • Titilope Sonuga

    Titilope Sonuga

    Titilope Sonuga is a Nigerian born spoken word poet based in Edmonton, AB, Canada. She is the winner of the  2012 Maya Mangelou Poetry Contest and the 2011 Canadian Authors Association Emerging Writer Award. She is the creator of Rouge Poetry, Edmonton’s only Poetry Slam Series and the founder of ...

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  • Bridget Minamore

    Bridget Minamore

    Bridget Minamore is a 21-year-old writer from South East London who blogs about running, feminism, spoken word, university, politics and the strange things that happen to her on public transport. Proud member of both Point Blank Poets and Rubix poetry collectives. Likes travelling too far and eating too much. Sometimes ...

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  • Poejazzi

    Poejazzi

    Poejazzi is a five year old organisation, we write about poetry, music and multimedia. We have received two five-star reviews at Edinburgh Festival, been named Time Out Critic’s Choice and included in its list of 101 Things To Do Around London.

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  • Kevin Pocock

    Kevin Pocock

    Writer, Editor (code for proofreading, copy-editing and fact-checking obsessive) poetry consumer and weekend athlete giving you pointers on how to write to the best of your abilities and providing some examples of said prowess that are either intended to make you feel really bad about yourself or just make you ...

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Innovative

Poejazzi is one of the few music and spoken word organisations that manages to combine top quality live performances with innovative ideas and writing. Gareth Lewis - Tall Lighthouse

Diverse

One of the UK's most important outposts for the future of the spoken word. Passionate, open to new talent, diverse, and above all authentically interested in substance rather than style, it's a London treasure. Tom Chatfield - Prospect Magazine

Supportive

Poejazzi has supported and nurtured a wide range of artists in London and nationally. Sarah Ellis - The Royal Shakespeare Company