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 words 

 poetry 

Steve writes performance poetry and has performed throughout the South of England at open mic events. He has competed in multiple slams, was a finalist in the 2019 Margate Bookie Slam, and was the featured artist at the 2019 Southend Poetry Slam. 

His debut poetry collection is due on Whisky & Beards Publishing (Date TBC)

 commissions 

Steve has written several works for local community projects, including Grays+Me (2019) and the Thurrock Lockdown Time Capsule Project (2020). 

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 thurrock lockdown   time capsule 

For this project, Steve worked with residents of Thurrock to help them reminisce on and write about their experience of the first national lockdown, March-May 2020. 

He took their words and photos and turned them into this poem and accompanying banners. Click the button to read the whole poem.

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grays+me (ecdp)

Steve was commissioned to write a Spoken Word Map of Grays, detailing some of the key places and people of the area whilst giving a feel of the sense of community there. 

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 non-fiction 

Steve loves writing about history, heritage and social issues. He has written for several heritage project, and his social housing crisis critique 'Social Housing and Mobility in 2017: the Gascoigne Estate' was awarded a 2nd place in the innaugural Koreo Prize.

Click the buttons below to see some of Steve's non-fiction writing, ranging from the history of the world's first voluntary hospital to the social housing crises.

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 essays 

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