national poetry panel

Lydia Towsey – Poet/Performer
Lydia Towsey is the chair of the rethinkyourmind poetry assessor panel. She is a poet and performer with a Masters in Creative Writing. and a practice spanning 15 years.
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Mellow Baku – Poet/Performer
Artist and writer of prose, poetry and song, Mellow Baku performs throughout UK and internationally. Venues include North Sea Jazz Festival Holland, The Knitting factory New York, Chateau De Coppet, Switzerland and Copenhagen.
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Jean Binta Breeze – Poet/Performer
Jean Breese stage name Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze was born in Jamaica and came to England in the 1980s.  She is an internationally renowned poet and playwright and has shaped a voice that demands attention and response.
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Adam Horovitz – Poet/Performer
Adam Horovitz was born in London in 1971, and moved to Slad, Gloucestershire the same year. His debut collection, Turning, was released by Headland in 2011 and his most recent book, A Thousand Laurie Lees, was published by the History Press in 2014.
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Georgina Wakefield – Poet
Georgina has written 5 published books she is also Co Author to a further 6, she has suffered from anxiety/depression from the age of 18, she has also cared for her son Christian for the past 28 years, Christian has suffered from Schizophrenia since the age of 16.
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