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Ruth Sutoyé

resurrected June Jordan, 6th November 2019, London

Ruth Sutoyé on June Jordan

Ruth Sutoyé resurrected June Jordan at the National Poetry Library on 6th November 2019. Listen to the event podcasted here.


Ruth Sutoyé is a poet, facilitator, creative producer and visual artist. She is a Roundhouse Resident Artist, Barbican Young Poet alumna and member of SXWKS collective. Ruth is currently one of London's Boat Poets-in-Residence, supported by Arts Council England & Thames Festival Trust. Her work has featured in several publications and platforms including Peepal Tree Press, True Africa, Opus, Bad Betty Press and The Cob Gallery. Commissions include Africa Utopia at Southbank Centre and Music4MentalHealth. She serves as project manager for Heaux Noire: an organisation amplifying the work of Black and Brown womxn artists. She has performed across the UK and abroad, gracing stages including St Paul's Cathedral, Lagos International Poetry Festival and Hope College, USA. Her debut collection is forthcoming.

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