18th November 2018
Squad grad Katie Walters will feature alongside seven other poets at SLAMbassadors Showcase this November. Since 2001, The Poetry Society’s SLAMbassadors programme has been unearthing and nurturing new talent, running live SLAM events across the country, and developing the future of UK spoken word.
Katie Walters is an autistic and physically disabled spoken word poet from the Midlands. She was a winner of SLAMbassadors in 2014, and has stuck to the stage ever since. She has worked with the National Autistic Society on a variety of performances and awareness campaigns, competed in the Roundhouse Slam, and performed at Greenbelt festival. She is currently a member of the 2018 cohort of Birmingham Artivists in Training, an arts activism development program run by Beatfreeks.