Beth is a spoken word poet who works on the stage, radio and screen. She performs, writes and illustrates her work about mental health, grief, sexuality and the body. Her book ‘Neon’, published with Burning Eye Press, is available to order from all major bookstores, a poetry book that the actress Emma Thompson described as ‘painful, dark and true…intense poetic fire and yet curiously practical- a wonderful collection for these times and forever’.
Beth has just perfomed a TED talk on her depression to two thousand people, and interviewed about her mental health with Freeda where one hundred thousand people tuned in to hear her story. 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 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 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. Beth also does pro-bono work for charities such as Amnesty international, CalAid and Oxfam.
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