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 

"A musicality that rolls out in rhythmical rhythms", - Down Home

Anita Govan 2020 | anitagovan@gmail.com | Produced by  WordLab arts 

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