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About The Event
Hollie McNish is a poet whose readings are not to be missed.
Hollie is based between Glasgow and Cambridge. She won the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry for her poetic parenting memoir – Nobody Told Me – of which The Scotsman stated ‘The World Needs this Book’. She has published three further collections of poetry – Papers, Cherry Pie, Plum – a play relating the history of UK women’s football – Offside – and her latest poetic memoir – Slug…and other things I’ve been Told To Hate – is a Sunday Times Bestseller.
Her online poetry videos have garnered millions of views worldwide, shared by the likes of Pink, Emma Watson and Tim Minchen. Live, she has performed alongside Irvine Welsh, Kae Tempest, Helen Pankhurst and Young Fathers. She has just completed a re-imagining of Sophocles’ Greek Tragedy Antigone. She loves writing.
Expect strong language and adult content ribbon-wrapped in carefully and caringly sculpted poetry.