Cynthia Hamilton is a comic performance artiste who began while still at the University in Liverpool. She became the Allcomers Slam Champion at the Cheltenham Festival of Literature and went on to perform for BBC-TV, Channel 4 and Central Television.
She’s had poems published by Poetry Review and has performed with John Hegley, Stewart Lee and John Cooper Clarke - who described her as metrically sound’ - and she’s also the proud author of one of Benjamin Zephaniah’s favourite love poems, published in the ‘Guardian’. In addition she has done work for the BBC World Service and was published in The Bloomsbury Book of Love Poems, The Penguin Book of New Black Writing in Britain and Moving Voices: Black Performance Poetry. She's also had two plays produced by Radio 4.
In addition to performing, Cynthia currently works in publishing where she likes to ‘mix things up’. She has promoted books for authors from the Archbishop of Canterbury to Frank Bruno and knows a surprising amount about the lesbian witchcraft book market…
'Naturally funny, fuses laugh out loud poetry with a brilliant stage presence. She also talks and writes about real things that touch everyone's world - except in an other worldly way'.
A Cheltenham Festival Slam Champion who drops rhymes like a maladroit, feisty observations perfectly delivered.