Apples and Snakes @ Uniqlo Tate Lates: Laurie Bolger

Join stand-up poet, presenter and facilitator Laurie Bolger, reading from her debut poetry collection, Boxrooms.

Exploring everything from friendship and community to vegetables and cups of tea, Laurie Bolger’s Boxrooms (Burning Eye Books) makes poetry into your friend. With extraordinary warmth the poems build into a conversation looking at the meaning of relationships.

‘a joyful exploration of self and community, of the ordinary and the extraordinary’ Laura Kenwright

Laurie will read from her work, followed by an audience Q&A and book signing.

Laurie Bolger is the regular host of London’s leading stand up poetry night BANG Said the Gun and came to fame with her award-winning podcast Round @ Laurie’s. In 2018 she was lead facilitator for BBC 1Xtra’s Words First, and her poetry has appeared widely on BBC Radio. She was shortlisted for Young Poet Laureate of London, and was part of the Voices Nationwide Campaign in 2017. Laurie has performed alongside Kate Tempest, Hollie McNish, Phil Jupitus, and more.

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