London Laureate, Laurie Bolger currently hosts BANG Said the Gun, London’s leading Stand-Up Poetry Night and multi-award winning poetry radio show “Round @ Laurie’s” live from Camden’s Roundhouse. Laurie is lead facilitator for BBC 1Xtra’s Words First. Laurie’s debut collection ‘Box Rooms’ is out this year.
Laurie currently facilitates creative writing workshops in schools, universities and youth centres around the UK. She was recently poet in residence for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park where she held creative workshops with the public. Laurie has been a guest poet, compare and judge for various youth poetry events, and was a poet coach in this years WORDCUP2014.