Bridget Minamore

Three Poems

Root causes We were so poor we didn’t know it. On cloudless nights we looked for the moon so we could howl at something that wasn’t our stomachs. On the nigh... Read more

Swallow

"Rebecca spots Elizabeth’s name on the corner of a church pew. She is startled, yes, but not surprised."
Bridget Minamore

Bridget Minamore

Bridget Minamore is a writer, poet and journalist. She was shortlisted to be London's first Young Poet Laureate, and is part of the creative team behind Brainchild Festival. Bridget teaches poetry and drama workshops around the country, has read her work internationally, and regularly speaks on panels and events about everything from politics to pop culture. In 2015 Bridget was chosen as one of the Hospital Club’s Emerging Creatives, as well as one of Speaking Volumes’ Forty Stars of Black British Literature. Titanic (Out-Spoken Press), her debut pamphlet of poems on modern love and loss, came out in May 2016.