Hollie McNish

Literature at Storyhouse Running from
Next event: Saturday 28 March 2020 at 7.30pm
  • £12.50
  • Storyhouse Theatre

With fans ranging from Emma Watson, Pink and Benjamin Zephaniah, Ted Hughes Award winner Hollie McNish is a poet whose readings are not to be missed. She has garnered millions of YouTube views for her online poetry readings and was the first poet to record at London’s famed Abbey Road Studios.

Here, she will join us to read from and chat about her latest poetry collections.

Books will be available to purchase at the event. There will be a book signing afterwards.

 

About Hollie McNish

Hollie McNish is a poet based between Cambridge and Glasgow. She has published three poetry collections Papers, Cherry Pie and Plum, and one poetic memoir on politics and parenthood, Nobody Told Me, of which the Scotsman suggested “The world needs this book” and for which she won the Ted Hughes Award. In 2017 Nobody Told Me was translated into German, French and Spanish and released in the USA.

In 2016 she co-wrote a play Offside with Sabrina Mahfouz, relating the two hundred year history of UK women’s football.

Hollie tours continuously all over the UK and Europe and beyond and is a big fan of online readings – her poetry videos have attracted millions of views worldwide

Content Guidance:

Strong language

Upcoming events

Saturday 28 March 2020 7.30pm Storyhouse Theatre Book now

Reviews

She writes with honesty, conviction, humour and love. She points out the absurdities we've grown too used to and lets us see the world with fresh eyes.
Her rhymes have a driving quality, urgent words pinning down fleeting feelings.
Wonderful
Will make you laugh and cry with her.

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