kat francois

Poetry Performance
 in Vienna

28 October, 7.15pm, Unterrichtsraum
English Department, University of Vienna 
AAKH Hof 8.3, Spitalgasse 2-4

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Kat Francois is an award winning poet (BBC Slam Poet Winner 2004 & World Slam Champion 2005), and a regular performer on BBC radio. Resident poet at The Theatre Royal in Stratford, she hosts monthly poetry and music nights under the title Word4Word.  Kat holds a BA Honours in Dance from the Roehampton Institute and was a member of a number of traditional African dance groups. She is also an educator using spoken word and creative writing to tackle social issues with adults and young people.

Kat's one woman show Seven Times Me sold out at the Edinburgh festival, and has also been performed at The Drum in Birmingham, Nottingham House, Exeter Pheonix Festival and Freedom of Speech Festival in Stravanger, Norway. She has released a spoken-word CD entitled Blessed By Words and her first written collection of poetry Rhyme and Reason was published in 2008.

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