WoW are thrilled to announce our next Writer on the Bloc, poet: Toria Garbutt!
We are delighted to announce that our latest Writer on the Bloc is acclaimed Punk Poet Toria Garbutt!
Since bursting onto the scene in 2014,Toria has been a regular tour support for Dr John Cooper Clarke, most recently on his ‘Luckiest Guy alive tour’ on which Toria performed her first European date.
In 2016 Toria released her Debut album ‘Hot plastic Moon’ via spoken word label Nymphs and Thugs and in 2018 her first poetry collection ‘The Universe and Me’ published by Wrecking ball press.
Toria’s words have also been featured in show Not Too Tame’s Northern Souls at the Edinburgh Fringe festival and recently in The Guardian for their feature on The Rise and Rise of the New Poets.
Toria has been involved in many projects including working with young people and prisoners, relaying the importance of having your voice heard no matter what your background and using poetry to turn pain into purpose.
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