Keisha Thompson is a Manchester based writer, performance-artist and producer, currently the young people's producer and manager at Contact Young People's company.
Last, year, Keisha premiered her solo show, 'Man on the Moo', to sell-out audiences in Manchester. The show went on to receive the Manchester Theatre Award for best studio production.
Whilst writing the play she developed a collection of associated poems. The play and poems use mathematical and scientific references to explore the Black British experience, masculinity and mental health all through the lens of Keisha's relationship with her father.
The poetry reading evening ‘Lunar’ will begin at 5pm on Sunday 21st October and tickets are available on Eventbrite, £5.