Pete the Temp, Book Launch, w. Joelle Taylor & David Lee Morgan
Thursday 08 December 7-11pm, £5 suggested donation

Really exited to be launching this book, supported by these two firestorm poets. The night will end with music and dancing, courtesy of yours truely…

Pete (the Temp) Bearder is a poet, educator and musician whose work has been featured on BBC radio and TV. He is the former National Poetry Slam Champion and has performed overseas with The British Council. He is showcasing his debut collection from Burning Eye books.

Joelle Taylor is an award winning spoken word artist, poet, playwright and author. She has performed across the UK as well as internationally for the British Council (Zimbabwe, Brazil, Botswana) . She was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Society Arts in 2015 as well as being named as one of Southbank Centre’s Nelson Mandela Change Makers for positively affecting cultural Britain.

Winner of the BBC Slam Championship the London Slam Championship and the UK Slam Championship. He completed a PhD in creative writing and philosophy at Newcastle University. He’s a longstanding member of the Writers Guild of Great Britain and has written several novels, plays and musicals.