Bridget Minamore

Bridget Minamore

Bridget Minamore is a writer from and based in south-east London.

Having started writing with the National Theatre, she has been commissioned by the Royal Opera House and Historic England, has performed at the Roundhouse and the Southbank Centre and been a repeat guest on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour.

With Point Blank Poets she has performed in both Rome and Vancouver and was shortlisted to be London’s first Young Poet Laureate.

In 2015 Bridget was chosen as one of The Hospital Club’s Emerging Creatives, and more recently as one of Speaking Volumes’ 40 Stars of Black British Literature. She has an English degree from UCL, regularly teaches drama and poetry workshops, and is part of the creative team behind Brainchild Festival.

As a journalist, Bridget has written for The Guardian, Pitchfork, The Pool, and Newsweek. Her first pamphlet of poetry, Titanic (Out-Spoken Press), came out in May 2016.