Tommy Sissons to Guest at SpokenWord Paris March 12th–Monday’s Theme: Childhood

colour 4Tommy Sissons is a 22-year-old award-winning poet and playwright. He is the 2014 Slambassadors national slam champion, runner-up in the 2016 Roundhouse Poetry Slam and a two-time regional Hammer and Tongue slam champion. He has performed in venues across the UK such as the Royal Albert Hall, the Roundhouse Theatre and the Birmingham Reparatory Theatre, in addition to festivals such as Latitude, Bestival, Camp Bestival, the Edinburgh Fringe and Boomtown. He is also the narrator of Channel 4’s award-winning TV series ‘Four to the Floor’. Other clients of his include BBC Radio 1, Red Bull, VICE Magazine, the Imperial War Museum, the National Trust and the Guardian. His poetry has been studied by creative writing and literature students at the University of Trier in Germany and in addition to this, he has taught spoken word at the V&A Museum and a variety of educational institutes across the country. His debut poetry collection ‘Goodnight Son’ was published by Bx3/Burning Eye Books in June 2016 and his debut album ‘We Were All Mud and Halos’ was released via QM Records in January 2018.

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