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With Benjamin Zephaniah stating I cant take my ears off her, Kate Tempest describing her poetry as welcoming, galvanising and beautiful and fans ranging from Emma Watson, Robin Ince, Pink and Tim Minchen, Ted Hughes Award winner Hollie McNish is a poet whose readings are not to be missed. She is an Arts Foundation Fellow in Spoken Word, has garnered over ten million YouTube views for her online poetry performances and was the first poet to record at Londons famed Abbey Road Studios.

Her collection, Nobody Told Me, for which she won the Ted Hughes award and for which The Scotsman claimed The world needs this book, has been translated into French, Spanish and German.

This April, she will be joining us at Cyprus Avenue to perform poems, read from and chat honestly and openly from her latest poetry collections.

Expect strong language as she talks fruit and flesh, guilt, sex, politics, death, breasts, transformers and more.

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