17:45-16:15 First Word
Saturday 18 June
Born in 1993, Lewis Buxton is a writer and theatre maker. His work has appeared in The Independent, Poetry Review, Football Pink, The Rialto, Ambit and Magma amongst others. He has won the Winchester Poetry Prize, received the UEA Literary Festival Bursary and is the Co-Director of TOAST. His first collection Boy in Various Poses was published by Nine Arches Press in 2021. His debut theatre show ‘Workout!’ will be on tour in 2022. He lives in Norfolk.
“Buxton is a performer in full control of his craft, combining the confidence of an arena comedian with the sensitivity of a poet…brimming with talent…don’t be surprised if you see him on your television screens soon.”
Eastern Daily Press
The First Word tent has ramped access onto trackway from Jubilee Parade. Inside, there are solid wooden floors, and seating is available.