NEW INTERVIEW: Fourth Floor: Level A Poetry Series

Level A Fourth Floor Poetry Series: Cynthia Rodríguez Juárez.

Here’s a very deep interview I had with Bertie Gmaj from Fourth Floor, a London-based arts and culture platform. I also do a reading of my poem “Role Model Citizen” from my collection Meanwhile (Burning Eye Books, 2020). Go there, read and listen. Continue reading NEW INTERVIEW: Fourth Floor: Level A Poetry Series

NEW GIG: Gobs Collective Showcase ft. Casey Bailey

This is on Saturday and you should come. The films and performances are of such a high caliber. Art, passion, determination, so many different and valuable visions we can’t wait to share with you. Casey Bailey is a writer, performer Continue reading NEW GIG: Gobs Collective Showcase ft. Casey Bailey

NEW GIG: Raze Collective Poetry Performance Power

This Saturday 6th March 5pm GMT I’ll be reading some poetry on Raze Collective‘s Instagram account. A lot of lovely queers will be doing the same through the weekend, so watch out. Saturday Cynthia Rodríguez JuárezZain Baweja1990s ChrisMaz Hedgehog Sunday Continue reading NEW GIG: Raze Collective Poetry Performance Power

NEW GIG: Find the Right Words Poetry Podcast

Cynthia, a mid-fat light brown person with curly brown hair and black-rim glasses, stands on a stage behind a microphone stand holding an open notebook in her hands. She wears a green polka dot dress, a red and gold flowery scarf, a bracelet and a red cardigan. Some blue fairy lights and the letters "FTRW" can be seen on the background.

While measures continue to control the spread of COVID-19, Find the Right Words has continued its majestic labour of sharing poetry love in Leicester (and now beyond!) as a poetry podcast. I coheadlined the September issue with Emily Harrison (I can’t sleep ’cause my bed’s on fire). It all feels very homecoming. Continue reading NEW GIG: Find the Right Words Poetry Podcast

Leics LGBT Centre Youth poetry contest winners

(featured image: Unsplash) The lovely folks from Leicester LGBT Centre invited me to judge their latest poetry contest for members of their social youth groups First Out (13-15 yrs), T Party (13-18 yrs trans kids) and Jump (16-18). The topic Continue reading Leics LGBT Centre Youth poetry contest winners

A cover, a new date and some words of praise

My debut poetry collection, Meanwhile, will be officially released on the 8th of October sidiosquiere. It will be available for presale on my shop quite soon (with some more related swag?) and on Burning Eye Books website once it’s out. Continue reading A cover, a new date and some words of praise

Alone Together. Ep 2: Arboretum

Adrian B. Earle (ThinkWriteFly) is one of the most active creators and promoters of poetry in the Midlands. VerseFirst is his multimedia portal in which through podcasts and videos he showcases voices from fellow poets across the region. His latest Continue reading Alone Together. Ep 2: Arboretum