A Lovely Word is Liverpool’s most eclectic poetry night, featuring two halves of open mic poets, and a headliner beginning the first half. Hosted by Alex Ferguson and Lyndsay Price, this free event is a fun, relaxed and friendly evening of performance poetry.
The event is free and held Downstairs at the Everyman, 2 December, 7.30pm.
A spoken word artist championing the Birmingham Poetry scene, Amerah Saleh’s writing mixes passion with fiery intelligence and an uncanny insight into what it is to be human.
Poetry has taken her around the world sharing stories with people and also gathering them for her own suitcase when she needs them. She is the Co-Founder of Verve Poetry Press and a General Manager at Beatfreeks. Amerah released her first collection called ‘I Am Not From Here’ in April 2018.
Amerah Saleh has performed around the country at events and festivals and has received commissions from Sampad, Birmingham 2022 (Commonwealth Games), BMAG, mac Birmingham, Channel 4, Eastern Electronic Festival, TedxBrum, Library of Birmingham, REP Theatre and Watford Palace.
She has performed around the world, sharing her stories and connecting with people. She has performed and created pieces in Birmingham, London, Oxford, Preston, Scotland, Ireland, Poland, Bosnia, New York, Budapest, Austria, Belgium and San Francisco.
Whether you are a new poet performing for the first time or a seasoned poet who wants to try out some new stuff – sign up to perform by EITHER;
I) turning up at 7.30 in the bistro (10 slots available)
II) emailing [email protected] (BEFORE 26th November) (10 slots available), with a confirmation of your full name, mobile number
When signing up to perform, you are signing up to these principles of the open mic.