Sophie Shepherd is a poet and performance Artist from Bristol (really Weston-super-Mare) and has been based in York for the past three years. She has won multiple slams around the North of the Country including York, Leeds and Newcastle whilst studying theatre at The University of York. Most recently she performed on the Minimatt Acoustic Stage at Festival 8 in Lincoln, supported Hollie McNish in York as a part of her Plum Book Tour and performed along side Warda Yassin at the Off the Shelf Literary Festival 2018.
Sophie's current book, 'Fighting All the Way' based on the Rights for Women Exhibition in Senate House is on sale at the bookartbookshop near Liverpool Street Station. Her poem and video, ' They Really could be beautiful Legs', has been used in Somerset schools to promote body confidence amongst Sixth Formers.
**NEW WORK ALERT** Sophie's new poem 'The Pier and the Platform' will debut at the Roundhouse on the 7th of January as apart of the Roundhouse Sound installation project, The Listening Window.
Sophie now lives and studies Poetry in London. Please select the Upcoming Gigs tab to see what she's up to next!
FEATURED PERFORMER: January the 28th- The Crested Tit Collective- The Rustique Cafe, Bethnal Green
FEATURED PERFORMER: February the 7th- Red Shed Readings- Wakefield
FEATURED PERFORMER: March the 1st- She Grrrrowls, London
FEATURED PERFORMER: March the 27th- That's What She Said, London
FEATURED PERFORMER: October the 11th - Hive Verse Matters with Warda Yassin - Off The Shelf Literary Festival - Sheffield
FEATURED PERFORMER: October the 17th- Off Yours Poetry Slam - Nation of Shopkeepers- Leeds
FEATURED PERFORMER: November the 14th- University of Sheffield Poetry Society- Sheffield