New River Press will be curating two days of music, spoken word and performance on Saturday 21st July and Sunday 22nd in the New River Tent. Book tickets here.

Lisa Luxx is a writer, performer, philosopher and activist of British Syrian heritage. Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, VICE, TEDx, BBC Radio Leeds, ITV and heralded as one of the UK’s top four queer poets by Diva magazine. Winner of the 2018 Outspoken Prize for Performance Poetry, she was also shortlisted for Peace Poetry Prize and Saboteur Awards Best Spoken Word Performer 2017. Her work has been published in magazines, books and newspapers internationally, by the likes of: i-D, Tate Britain, The Daily Telegraph, The International Times, Tribe de Mama (US), The Numinous (US), The Sunday Times, Verve Poetry Press, Wasafiri, and Sage Press (India). In 2017, Luxx released a collection of poems and essays called The 4thBrain; a journey for connection through sisterhood, internet and revolution. Dazed and Confused Magazined said of her work: “Her poems are sensitive and revolutionary – always kind, always fierce.” New River Press is publishing her forthcoming collection Breast Milk Martini.

Lisa Luxx will be performing in the New River Press tent