GPF 2021 – Poets for the Planet – 25th October at 19:30 (Ticketed free event)

An eclectic, prize-winning and passionate group of poets come together to address the most urgent issue of our time. Expect to emerge inspired, disturbed, provoked, empowered and mobilised.

This event will include visuals, specially commissioned music, a tea break (bring your own biscuits!) and a Q&A.

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You will need to register for this event using the link below.

Gita Ralleigh

Gita Ralleigh is a medical doctor and writer. Her debut poetry collection A Terrible Thing was published by Bad Betty Press in 2020

Dom Bury

Dom Bury runs workshops and initiations on living in planetary Emergency, his first collection of poetry is Rite of Passage (Bloodaxe, 2021)

Helen Bowell

Helen Bowell is a co-director of Dead [Women] Poets Society and a Ledbury Poetry Critic. Her debut pamphlet is forthcoming from Bad Betty Press. Twitter: @helen_bowell

Anja König

Anja König’s first full collection “Animal Experiments” was published in 2020 by Bad Betty Press. She is very interested in ants. @citywarbler

Susie Campbell

Susie Campbell is one of the founding members of Poets for the Planet, and her poetry is available from Guillemot Press and, forthcoming, Osmosis Press.

Shareen K. Murayama

Shareen K. Murayama is a Hawaii-based poet, educator, and amateur surfer. IG & Twitter @AmBusyPoeming

Ethan Saphra

Ethan Saphra is a singer/songwriter from London. He has released both solo and collaborative projects on all streaming platforms, and plays covers and original songs in a variety of styles.

Jacqueline Saphra

Jacqueline Saphra is one of the founding members of Poets for the Planet and her most recent book is One Hundred Lockdown Sonnets from Nine Arches Press. Twitter @jsaphra

Tanatsei Gambura

Tanatsei Gambura is a poet and cultural practitioner. She is the author of Things I Have Forgotten Before, her debut pamphlet by Bad Betty Press. Her work explores the possibilities of re-memory and healing in the aftermath of individual, familial, national and collective trauma.

Henny Beaumont

Henny Beaumont is an illustrator and political cartoonist with work featured regularly in The Guardian. Her most recent project is ‘Disappearing Women’, a memorial to honour each of 118 women killed between March 2020 and March 2021.

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