Damian O'Vitch is a poet and performer who writes engaging, funny poetry about everyday contemporary living.
He regularly performs and co-hosts at spoken word events and festivals in the South and elsewhere.
He's has performed at WOMAD and The Isle of Wight Festival. Damian has recently completed a commissioned spoken word piece for 2017 Southampton Festival of Words. He was a finalist in the 2016 and 2018 UK National Poetry Slam Finals.
Damian also collaborates on workshops and writing projects with various groups and organisations.
‘Change is Natural’ a spoken word show commissioned for the Southampton Festival of Words Oct 2017
‘Warmth’, ‘Red Light Aardvark’ and ‘Straight to Horse’, published in Spilling Cocoa over Martin Amis 2017
‘Gallery Mum-to-Be’ and ‘Art in Every Sense’ published in The Beacon 2016,
‘Unexpected Item’ and ‘The Compromise’ published in The London Spoken Word Anthology 2016
‘We don’t speak’ published in iamnotasilentpoet 2016
‘The Pharoah’s Attendant’ published in ‘Story Places’ Arts by The Sea’ 2016.
“Damian O’Vitch is like the Euro ‘92 Danish Squad...but with poetry” - Elvis Mc Gonagall