Jasmine Gardosi

Jasmine Gardosi is the current Cheltenham Poetry Festival Slam Champion, Mix It Up Midlands Slam Champion 2015 and one of the winners of the International Pangaea Poetry Slam 2015. She has appeared on BBC Radio 3Õs The Verb and was shortlisted for Birmingham Poet Laureate 2016/18.

Since completing her work with BBC Arts making short-form content as a Young Creative, including the one-minute film How to Be a Poet with Dyslexia,Êshe has worked as a Poet in Residence for the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and is collaborating with Autin Dance Theatre on a sexual health show combining dance and spoken word.Ê

Jasmine is slightly obsessed with taboo, its deconstruction and its power over language. At TEDxBrumÕs International WomenÕs Day 2014, she delivered a talk exploring the taboo surrounding menstruation and she continues to run workshops that combine creativity with sex education and other awkward topics.


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