Headliners - Jasmine Gardosi
Jasmine Gardosi will be lighting up the Testify stage in April!
Jasmine Gardosi is a multiple slam champion, BBC Slam finalist and Birmingham Poet Laureate finalist. A previous BBC Arts Young Creative and Poet in Residence for the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, she has appeared on BBC Radio 3's The Verb, BBC Asian Network and at Glastonbury Festival.
She has been featured abroad by Standard Chartered for their International Women’s Day campaign, and by Button Poetry as Outstanding International Entry in their 2017 video contest, for which she received an Honourable Mention.
She runs West Midlands Poets’ Place and other school and community workshops, CPD for teachers, and specialist sessions on LGBTQ issues.
She is a performer and co-director for A Positive Life, a spoken word and dance show by Autin Dance Theatre. Her debut pamphlet Hurtz is forthcoming from Verve Poetry Press.