SEA SHARP is a Pushcart Prize winner (2017), a Hammer and Tongue poetry slam finalist (Brighton, 2015/16), and a Prairie Seed Poetry Prize winner (2015/16). They are a Kansas State University graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Creative Writing and Literature and minor degrees in Theatre and also Women’s Studies. Sharp was the first poet featured on the Black Vegans Rock website (launched in 2016). They are passionate about intersectional veganism, black feminism, and other social movements that actively work towards empowering marginalised people, whilst dismantling oppression.
Sharp is Afro-Native American, LGBTQ+, a self-proclaimed “refugee of Kansas,” and also a naturalised British citizen who lives in East Sussex with their husband.
The Swagger of Dorothy Gale
& Other Filthy Ways to Strut
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All Saints Church
Before you judge someone, walk a mile in their shoes... Follow an interactive spoken word trail that explores concepts of empathy and otherness through personal stories. Apples and Snakes has commissioned five poets to each write about an important journey in their lives.
Trail locations to be announced. Live performance on:
Sunday 7 May 2017, 7pm
Commissioned Poet: Sea Sharp
Pighog Poetry Night
FEATURED POET @19:30
Arrow Coffee Co.
1800 Claflin Rd #170,
Poetry reading and book launch event of Sea Sharp's
"The Swagger of Dorothy Gale & Other Filthy Ways to Strut".
50% of ALL purchases will be donated to the Wonder Workshop Children's Museum.
Tuesday 29 November 2016
Unfest is an annual local music and arts fringe festival for Tunbridge Wells and the SouthEast region. It aims to showcase the town’s independent spirit: its music venue, it’s businesses, its music and art - with three days of free entry to see the best of what is being created and hosted in Tunbridge Wells.
29 MAY 2016
WordUp Presents: Sophia Walker
& Sea Sharp
Another instalment from Wordup featuring an a NON-male cast. Bring your words if you fancy slamming and save yourself 2 whole pounds. Doors open at 7.30, Mr. Quinn has tunes and loads of words for just a fiver.
Wednesday 9th March 2016
Sea Sharp: Featured Local Poet
Badass VEGAN Women Celebrate: International Women's Day
388 Old St
We are celebrating International Women's Day by bringing together awesome vegan women, gender non-binary and non-conforming persons on Tuesday 8th March for an inspiring night filled with talks, music, food, spoken word and short films at Ziferblat in Shoreditch.
Tuesday 8th March 2016
Sea Sharp: Vegan Poet
Hammer & Tongue
44 Gardner Street
Hammer and Tongue Brighton, the most splendiferous gathering of kranks, weirdos, desperate egotists and occasional channelers of genius, who can't help but share the contents of their minds in rhythm, rhyme, rhetoric and mind-expanding imagery.
Thursday 3rd March 2016
Sea Sharp: Requested Local Poet