Bridget Hart is a writer, producer,
editor and publisher.
Bridget Hart (they/them) is a queer writer, creative producer, poetry mentor and editor.
Bridget has performed at a variety of events including Manchester Punk Festival, Shambala, Boomtown Fair, Audacious Women Festival, and probably your back garden circa 2011-16. In 2017 they released the debut pamphlet Better Watch Your Mouth with Burning Eye Books. Their work has also appeared in Paper & Ink Literary Zine, Untitled Writers, Dear Damsels, Ink, Sweat & Tears and the Poetry Health Service.
Their second collection Chewing Gum is a queer retelling of characters from Grease and Grease 2 and is out now with Small Press Books.
A kiss on the lips and a punch in the stomach.’ – Agnes Török
Bridget Hart is the editor of Burning Eye Books, an indie poetry press based in the South West. Burning Eye is the biggest publisher of spoken word/ performance/ slam poetry in the UK. Bridget has appeared on panels and facilitated workshops on modern publishing and is a regular judge for UniSlam. They also produce the Burning Eye Podcast.
Bridget is co-director for For Books’ Sake, championing marginalised and underrepresented writers. They curate and host FBS’ spoken word night That’s What We Said as well as facilitating They//Us an online writer’s group exclusively for non-binary creatives.