WORD! is the longest running poetry and spoken 
word night in the Midlands.

Based at the Y Theatre, Leicester, it takes place on the first Tuesday of every month, between 8.00 and 10.30pm. The evening is composed of an open mic, followed by a booked act.

WORD!...with Malika Booker

Tuesday October 4th, 2016

8pm (performers 7pm) £4/£7

Don't miss this Everybody's Reading Special Edition WORD! - headlined by the phenomenal, Malika Booker.

Join international writer, performer and creative writing lecturer, Malika Booker - for this very special Everybody's Reading WORD! event. Malika’s writing spans poetry, theatre, monologue and installation. She has worked for organisations including: the BBC, British Council, Welcome Trust, Royal Shakespeare Company, Arvon, Westminster University and Hampton Court Palace. Chair of the Forward Prizes for Poetry judging panel 2016, Judge of Foyles young poet of the year award 2016, Malika is currently also Douglas Caster Fellow at The University of Leeds. Don't miss this unique opportunity to hear Malika read from her acclaimed poetry collection, 'Pepper Seed' shortlisted for Seamus Heaney Centre prize. Sign up to share your work as part of the evening, in the theatre bar at 7pm.

Workshop with Malika in this one off, Everybody's Reading funded session. 

 Be inspired via reading, discussion and a range of exciting exercises to develop new writing, then sign up to share it at WORD! that evening. Malika delivers educational programmes for organisations including Arvon, British Council, Westminster University and Hampton Court Palace. Don't miss this amazing FREE opportunity to work with her! 

Our free workshop will take place before the event, 4-6pm,  October 4th

FREE - but booking essential 
To reserve your place email, Lydia Towsey via secretagentartist@hotmail.com