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Bio

Nikki Marrone is a spoken word artist, writer, photographer and workshop facilitator currently based in Cambridge. Her work is inspired by her constant exploration of the world and hopes to facilitate useful discussions around social issues and unspoken topics. 

Nikki Marrone is the winner of multiple Poetry Slams and has featured at various spoken word nights and festivals around the UK, Europe and the USA.  Her work has taken her to some amazing places such as the Royal Albert Hall, Southbank,  The Bowery and various others. She has been involved in some great projects such co-runningHammer & Tongue and the Wild Strawberries stage at Strawberry Fair.  Architects of our republic, Romsey Art Festival, Festival of ideas: Our Voices, No page 3 and many others. In 2016, she co-founded the In Other Words Festival and published her first anthology of local poets.


When I watch Nikki Marrone perform, I stop. And watch. Her work is open, honest and warm, and she speaks with a real passionate, for both poetry and her range of subjects, that I do not often see. You can tell she loves poetry, words and emotion and makes an effort to get up on stage because of this. She addresses issues that I’ve never heard spoken of before from someone her age, from bipolarism to sin and sex and she is great to hear.
— Hollie Mcnish

I have watched Nikki grow from nervous first-time slammer to assured feature act in less than a year and she never fails to move me with her passion and sincerity. She regularly takes difficult or well-worn topics and finds fresh and captivating ways through them, managing to hold audiences through her imaginative words and heartfelt veracity. As her voice goes from strength to strength, I’m very much looking forward to seeing what she brings next!
— Fay Roberts

Spark The Word Press looks to publish the unusual, the small and interesting, the unique and one of a kind.

 

We are a small independent publisher based in the UK predominately specialising in promoting spoken word artists and page poets. We look for the unique, the fun, the bold, and the fearless. We pride ourselves on providing a conscious platform for the marginalised and for tackling the topics not often touched.

Please have a look at our webstore for new release and popular titles.

 
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Contact

For general enquiries, commissions or to book me. I look forward to hearing from you! 

 

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