Freed from the Tyranny of the Page
Performance poetry's, Jannis Joplin
"Passionate performance delivered straight from the heart"
She has performed alongside greats such as Ron Whitehead (beat poet), Michel Brown (Seattle), Bob Holman (Grand Slam Master) Shane Koyczan (1st World Slam Champion) Tony Welsh ( Longfellow), and a young Ed Sheerer. Once the Fugees got in contact to say hello via Facebook, after they heard her poem Three Monkeys and Me. She's still thrilled!
"Bright glittering vocabulary " the Guardian
Appointed StirlinMakar 2012-2015 Been invited to perform at Newyorican (New York) Bowery (New York) Glastonbury Festival, Words & Poetry Tent, Edinburgh International Book Festival and received 5star reviews in the Edinburgh Fringe.
"beautiful words and evocative imagery," the Scotsman
She has performed and appeared on BBC Radio and STV & Grampian television, creating poetry films & videos and a CD Bare to the Bone. She has also been published in newspapers, anthologies, pamphlets and her and her book JANE was published with Luath Press