Aisling Fahey

Aisling Fahey has performed in various locations across England, America and Ireland, including the Barbican, the Houses of Parliament and Glastonbury. She previously won the London Teenage Senior Slam and SLAMbassadors UK, run in association with The Poetry Society. She is a member of the Burn After Reading Collective and Barbican Young Poets and was a former Young Poet Laureate for London.

She co-facilitated the Barbican Junior Poets programme this year, and has completed residencies in places such as the Free Word Centre, the London Irish Centre and the Stadium at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. She has appeared on numerous radio shows and had television appearances, such as Front Row on BBC Radio 4, The Robert Elms Show on BBC London and ITV London Tonight. She graduated from the University of Exeter with a degree in English Literature in 2014.

(You can follow her on Twitter @_AislingF)