Howdy hepcats! Are you ready for another awesome instalment of 'That's What She Said', For Books’ Sake’s night of spoken word all written and performed by women? By welcoming a wide range of speakers, from slam poetry to storytelling, contemporary political thought to comedy, bringing women’s voices to the forefront, while at the same time giving a platform to writers and performers they love.
Speaking on the night:
MCMC Spoken (@MCMCSpoken) is carving out her reputation as a poet, working with local producers and rappers to make hip hop tracks, hone here freestyling skills and perform at spoken word gigs both locally and across the UK and Europe.
Comedian, author and broadcaster, Rosie Wilby (@rosiewilby), has appeared many times on BBC Radio 4 and at major festivals including Glastonbury and Latitude.
Morwenna James is a poet, spoken word artist and TV Ideas Person living in Deptford. Her performance pieces explore aspects of love, sex and the human condition through the prism of her own tragicomic anecdotes and musings, wrapping up the taboo details that many think about but few talk about in tightly-rhymed wordplay.
Amber Agha (@amberwrites) has been writing poetry, plays and short stories for over 20 years. Her work has been published by Arrival Press, Forward Press and Pyramid Press. In 2010 she was a semi-finalist in the Brits Writers Awards.
Elle Dillon-Reams (@Elle_D_Reams ) is an actress and poet, originally from Brighton. She is part of the all-female company The Handlebards; a cycling Shakespeare company, and has spent the last year and a half cycling 2,099 miles across the length and breadth of the UK, as well as touring internationally.
Charli, from London, loves drawing and dating odd men. Her Instagram account, @theregoesthealarm, brings these two joys together.
Open mic walk-ups on the evening are welcomed but with limited places, it might be advisable to email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a burning desire to speak out and speak up.
Get your tickets for only £7 now while you can, or come along on the night for £10 on the door.