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Taking the Mic

The first PoP conference, “Taking the Mic: Black British Spoken Word Poetry Since 1965 – Aesthetics, Activisms, Auralities” took place on Friday, 18th November 2022, at Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London.

We are pleased to announce that the conference report written by Dr Emily Kate Timms is now available to read.

The Poetry Off the Page team and the conference co-convenors thank everyone who contributed to make this such an unforgettable, vibrant event with their presentations, performances, attendance and support!

Further information can be found on the official conference website.

Convenors: Dr Deirdre Osborne FRSA   Dr Emily Kate Timms   Josette Bushell-Mingo OBE