Jenny Lindsay

Jenny Lindsay is one of Scotland’s best known spoken word performers, and her spoken word/ theatre/music organisation Flint and Pitch was placed in The List Magazine's Hot 100 for 2017. Jenny has performed across the UK and further afield at a variety of festivals and events, including Latitude, the Edinburgh International Book Festival and the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival in Bali. She is the author of one full collection and two pamphlet collections of poetry, was the BBC Slam Champion in 2012 and was longlisted for the inaugural Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowship in 2017. Her debut solo show, Ire & Salt (2015), gained a four-star review from The Scotsman and acclaim from the Orwell Society. Her newest work is This Script and Other Drafts, a long-form set on gender, sex and feminism. It debuts at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 1 Feb 2018. "Takes to the stage as if staging a coup." (Gutter Magazine) "Defiant, eloquent and inspiring." (The Scotsman)