Friday, 27 January 2012

Farrago New Year Zoo Awards!!


Yay! So it's the annual Farrago Zoo Awards (a bit like the BRIT awards for performance poetry?) and it's time to put our democratic principles into practice. I've been nominated in 3 categories, and pretty chuffed! The show is tonight and voting should be closed by now (email farragopoetry@yahoo.co.uk just in case), but these are the nominees:

1) Best Overall Performance/ Reading:

1 Harry Baker
2 Abraham Gibson
3 Keith Jarrett
4 Fran Landesman
5 Rachel Pantechnicon
6 Deanna Rodger
7 Niall Spooner-Harvey
8 Dudley Sutton

2) Best SLAM! Performance:
1 Amy Acre
2 Harry Baker
3 Hamza Beg
4 Charlie Dupre
5 Eleanor Hough
6 Gina Pisapia
7 RedZworth
8 Jimmy Scribbles

3) Best Performance by a London Poet:
1 Jade Anouka
2 Suli Breaks
3 Catherine Brogan
4 Anna Chen
5 Abraham Gibson
6 Peter Hayhoe
7 Keith Jarrett
8 Sabrina Mahfouz
9 Richard Marsh
10 Deanna Rodger
11 Wizard of Skill
12 Niall Spooner-Harvey

4) Best Farrago Debut Feature Performance:
1 Nia Barge
2 Katie Bonna
3 Ollie Brown
4 Siam Hurlock
5 Caherine Labiran
6 Amy McAllister
7 Kemi Taiwo
8 Kathy Tytler

5) Best Performance by a UK poet:
1 Sam Cox (Portsmouth)
2 Martin Daws (Wales)
2 Mab Jones (Cardiff)
3 Cheri Gillings (Dudley)
4 AF Harrold (Reading)
5 Vanessa Kisuule (Bristol)
6 Kit Lambert (Wales)
7 Mark Niel (Milton Keynes)

6) Best Performance by a performer using spoken word, comedy or music.
1 Gwyneth Herbert
2 Miles Landesman & ensemble.
3 Sarah Moule & Simon Wallace
4 Rachel Pantechnicon
5 Rachel Rose Reid
6 Dudley Sutton

7) Best Performance by a performer working in English and another language(s):
1 MT Ali
2 Sofia Buchuck
3 Isabel del Rio
4 Keith Jarrett
5 Susana Medina
6 Yamilka Noa

8) Best Performance by an International poet:
1 Penny Ashton (New Zealand)
2 Stephanie Chan (Singapore)
3 Jon Goode (USA)
4 Ian Keteku (Canada)
5 Pierre Ringwald (Canada)
6 Heather Taylor (Canada)
7 Paula Varjack (Germany)

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