Joelle Taylor

Apples & Snakes

Joelle Taylor is the author of 4 collections of poetry. Her most recent collection, C+NTO & Othered Poems, won the 2021 T.S Eliot Prize and the 2022 Polari Book Prize for LGBT authors. C+NTO is currently being adapted for theatre with a view to touring. She is a co-curator and host of Out-Spoken Live at the Southbank Centre and tours her work nationally and internationally in a diverse range of venues from Australia to Brazil. She is also a Poetry Fellow of the University of East Anglia and the curator of the Koestler Awards 2023. She has judged several poetry and literary prizes, including the Jerwood Fellowship, the Forward Prize, and the Ondaatje Prize. Her novel of interconnecting stories, The Night Alphabet, will be published by Riverrun in the Spring of 2024. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the 2022 Saboteur Spoken Word Artist of the Year. Her most recent acting role was in Blue by Derek Jarman, directed by Neil Bartlett and featured Russell Tovey, Jay Bernard, and Travis Alabanza. Blue sold out its run across the UK, and more dates are expected for the future.


Day 2
July 25, 2024
Day 1
July 24, 2024
4:00 pm

Panel Discussion F: Pride in Perspective: Voices of the LGBTQ+ Community

(Overflow: Exhibition space-Creative Hub First Floor)
24 July
Time:  4:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Location:  (Overflow: Exhibition space-Creative Hub First Floor)

In this inclusive and empowering session, members and supporters of the LGBTQ+ community will share their stories, experiences, and insights on navigating identity, acceptance, and inclusion. From personal journeys to broader societal issues, our panelists will offer diverse perspectives and shed light on the challenges and triumphs of LGBTQ+ individuals.

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