Y.A is an International Spoken word Artist, performance poet and Nuyorican NY awarded “International Slam Champion”.
Y.A is a writer, artist, playwright, singer, songwriter and entrepreneur. Her work has seen her travel to Amsterdam, Barcelona, Edinburgh, New York and Philadelphia since launching her career as a poet in November 2018.
Y.A is highly acclaimed. She has headlined and featured at events up and down the country and expected to continue her rapid growth with some exciting projects ahead.
Founder of the Young Wordsmith Project, YA facilitates writing workshops for YP within South London as well as runs Lewisham Women’s Writing Workshops.
Y.A is a host and resident poet at Chocolate Poetry Club.
Y.A hosts the Outspoken podcast.
Y.A also hosts The Word on Soho radio every Thursday 4-6pm.
Y.A is a student and part-time business manager and bookkeeper.
YA is also a mentor for the RTB Collective with Bridge the Gap Studios as part of the #MYSCRIPT Campaign.
YA’s portfolio includes commissions for the likes of organisations such as Red Bull, YLT Networks, Ending Period Poverty, NHS and Penny Appeal to name a few.