Connor is a poet from Brighton, now living in London. They write a lot about being queer and trans, and their relationship to others and the world.


About

readings/performances

include… Brighton Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Poets vs MCs, Trans Pride Brighton, Roundhouse, Southbank Centre, Outspoken Press Tour support, LIVEwire at UN Women’s Art’s Week and Byline Festival, Sydenham Arts Festival, Jawdance, UniSlam

int. readings

Open Secret, Paris, Speakeasy, Brussels (2017),
Desperate Literature, Nakama Lib, Madrid, (2018)

drag/cabaret performances

Soho Theatre,
Bar Wotever at RVT,
The Glory

Pow! showcase, Bar Wotever, 2019

cohorts

Roundhouse Poetry Collective 2019/20
Soho Theatre Drag and Cabaret Lab 2019
Pow! 2019 (Spread the Word)
The Writer’s Place Poets 2018 (New Writing South)
The Writing Room 2018 (Apples and Snakes)

pier poets

co-founder and producer, and frequent host of monthly Brighton open mic night
Pier Poets

slam

Roundhouse Slam Finalist 2017
Hammer and Tongue Regional Finalist 2017
Hammer and Tongue National Finalist 2017, 2018

Roundhouse Poetry Collective, 2019/20
The Writing Room 2018

facilitation

completed Creative Facilitation for Poets Training at the Roundhouse (2019), experienced in leading group and online workshops for young people


Events

No upcoming events


Recent publications:

clavmag
FRUITCAKE

Blackbox (Apples and Snakes)

Contact

Please email connordbyrne@gmail.com for queries and bookings!