Steve Pottinger

Steve Pottinger is a poet and performer and presents political poetry with a healthy portion of humour. He has four published collections, the latest of which, more bees bigger bonnets (2015), was chosen by economist Richard Murphy as one of his books of the year in the Times Higher Education review. His open letter to Café Nero, taking them to task over their tax avoidance, went viral in 2014. He is passionate about the power of poetry to create connections between people and is always keen to bring poetry to new audiences.

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