Beth is a spoken word poet and author. She performs, writes and illustrates her work about mental health, grief, sexuality, politics and the body. She lives in East London and performs in venues across the country and on an international scale. Her book 'Neon' is due for publication in November 2020 with Burning Eye Press.
Beth recently went viral on BBC3, with her poem 'PINK' receiving over 5 million views and 35 thousand shares, and is one of ITV'S voice of the people- featuring on television regularly for Nationwide. Beth also featured on BBC1 with her poem 'Lightbulb' with nearly 1 million views, and is currently having her portrait painted by Clae Eastgate as part of the project 'Painting the Poets' alongside Carol Ann-Duffy, Jackie Kay and Hollie McNish.
Beth has featured alongside Kate Tempest in DIVA as one of the leading poets in her field, and is the GENESIS slam winner. She has been the headline act in performance venues across the world, with sell out performances at places such as at the Poetry Cafe in Covent Garden, the Phoenix Theatre in the West-End, the writers Festival in Melbourne Australia, and Le Chat Noir in Paris. Her poem 'Skyphone' was featured this year by TedX.
Her poetry has featured alongside with Andrew Motion, the former poet laureate, in the Victoria and Albert museum, and she regularly features on the London Spoken Word scene, with performances all over the city.
Beth has spoken on Broken Verb Radio and Hoxton FM about the strong links between poetry and mental health. She recently spoke at Congress Hall, about LGBT issues and how poetry can be used as a catharsis for people with bipolar disorder, and featured at L-Fest, speaking at the festival about sexuality and mental health.
She runs workshops for young people who have trouble accessing mainstream education, and often performs at charity functions, most recently for MIND, CalAid and Oxjam. She has taught workshops all over the world, in places such as The Royal Shakespeare Company in Paris, to the Melbourne City library.
Beth is featured as the top 100 writers in the London Spoken Word Anthology, and most recently had her work featured by Dolly Alderton for the Sunday Times, who published her poem 'Astronaut', and for the mental health magazine 'Conker' who published her poem 'Birds'. Beth was a guest speaker at both the London LGBT poetry festival at the Ace Hotel in Shoreditch, and at Amnesty International, dissecting feminism and sexuality. She has worked on commissions for Amnesty International's 'Words that Burn' programme, The Courtauld Insititute of Fine Art RESFEST in Somerset House, and last year she performed on the main women's stage at London Pride in Leicester Square.
If you would like to get in touch, please send her an email or a message on her Instagram page.