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Matt Black (Derbyshire Poet Laureate)


Matt Black (Derbyshire Poet Laureate)

I write poems for adults and children, read and perform them, and do all sorts of words work in a wide range of places - schools, colleges, community settings, health settings etc.. For more information please do visit my website at Thank you.


Contact name:
Matt Black
21 Belgrave Square,
S2 4UN
0114 2554030

Types of work

Commissions, Exhibitions, Workshops, Performances, Public art

About your artistic work

All words, Performance poetry, Poetry, Short stories, Other
Additional work
Participatory Arts

Your work in education

5-7 years old, 7-11 years old, 11-14 years old, 14-16 years old, 16-18 years old, Further / Higher Education, Adult education

Your work in specialised community settings

Young people, Arts and health, Regeneration

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