Jill Abram is director of Malika’s Poetry Kitchen, a collective encouraging craft, community and development. She grew up in Manchester, travelled the world and now lives in Brixton. She works in radio, specialising in making sound effects for comedy programmes. Jill regularly performs her poems in London and occasionally beyond, including at Ledbury Poetry Festival, in Paris and the USA, and she was runner up in the StAnza slam in 2017. Publications include Rialto, Under The Radar, High Window and Ink Sweat & Tears. Jill produces and presents a variety of poetry events and she created and curates the Stablemates reading series.
Photo: Jo Bell