Bio

 

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.

Bridget Hart writes funny, searing, hugely original poems that are absolutely bullshit free…just like them. An absolute powerhouse human + super charismatic and engaging performer. – Amy Mason