Hollie McNish has published poetry collections, Papers and Cherry Pie, and a poetic memoir of parenthood, Nobody Told Me, winner of the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry 2016. She co-wrote the play Offside, whichrelates the two-hundred year history of UK womens football, and collaborated with the Dutch ensemble, the Metropole Orkest, on her second poetry album Versus. McNish tours the UK extensively, and her poetry videos have attracted millions of views worldwide. She has a keen interest in migration studies, infant health and language learning, and gives performances of her work for organizations as diverse as The Economist, MTV and UNICEF. Her first collection for Picador is Plum is a vibrant poetry collection encompassing a life from childhood to attempted adulthood.
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In honour of International Women’s Day 2017, we’ve put together a collection of female writers who never fail to inspire us, along with a recommended reading list.
@StoryhouseLive Too bloody right! X
by @holliepoetry - 2 days ago
So excited for tomorrows gig #Edinburgh. I'll be on w/ the lovely @irvinewelsh @owljohn @LeylaJosephine1 amongst l… https://t.co/5vnixjYs96
RT @TheEconomist: By the age of two there is already a language disparity between rich and poor children https://t.co/P4If9nEBK6
Am so excited to have a poem in this book of essaysGoodbye Europe // Orion Books. Though didn't… https://t.co/qtyXJThg3S
RT @wearechalkNCL: Just 2 tickets left for our @holliepoetry workshop @GoCivTheatre on 17th January. https://t.co/uyhVOuioBy @NCL_Guide @th…
by @holliepoetry - 4 days ago
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