Venue: The Poetry Stage.

Deanna Rodger is an international writer, performer and facilitator. She co-curates two leading spoken word events – Chill Pill and Come Rhyme With Me – and is on the board of Safe Ground.

Commissions include: Under The Skin (St Paul’s Cathedral), Now We Are Here (Young Vic), Women Who Spit (BBC IPlayer) and Buckingham Palace (NYT).

Accolades include: ELLE UK’s ’30 inspirational women under 30′, The Female Lead’s ’20intheir20s’, Cosmopolitan’s ‘No.1 trailblazing woman’, youngest UK Poetry Slam Champion (2007/8)

Previous international performances and workshops include: Mexico, Canada (British Council/Shakespeare lives), Beirut (Roundhouse), South Africa (Connect ZA and Roundhouse), Zimbabwe (British Council) and Sudan (British Council).

She teaches the Writing Poetry for Performance module with Benjamin Zephaniah at Brunel University and is a tutor at School of Communication Arts (‘The most successful ad school in the world’).

Currently in development with EARTH: The Show (written with Gemma Rogers).