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