Posts tagged "poetry heroes"
Interview with Poetry Coach Chris Bennett

Interview with Poetry Coach Chris Bennett

  Chris Bennett  is one of the poetry coaches in the South East. Together with Paul Cree he coaches a team of young people at the Forest Education Centre in Hampshire.   When and how did you start writing and performing poetry? I’d written poetry since I was a kid, then, in 1989 I’d been...
Karen Lodge @ The Barbican Theatre's Poetry Heroes

Karen Lodge @ The Barbican Theatre’s Poetry Heroes

As a relative newbie to the wonderful world of Spoken Word my poetry heroes are those that i visited in my school days and the new discoveries i have made on my own Shake the Dust journey. The more i look the more i love…. Those artists that are working so hard in the South...
Jim Hall: Poetry Heroes

Jim Hall: Poetry Heroes

Hello.  Jim Hall, shadow for poet coach John Berkavitch, working with Leicester New College, here are a few words on a poet I’m excited to share with you. The moment I first heard a poem by U.S poet Andrea Gibson was one of those experiences that will forever stick with me. The kind of discovery...
Poetry Heroes: Benjamin Zephaniah

Poetry Heroes: Benjamin Zephaniah

One of our many fantastic Shadow Poet’s on Shake the Dust, Carmina Masoliver, tells us about her Poetry Hero…Benjamin Zephaniah. I used to think Nurses Were Women I used to think Police Were Men I used to think poets Were boring Until I became One of Them.    As a pioneer of British performance poetry,...