"Her work is powerful, complex and challenging in its writing and visceral in its delivery."
- Joelle Taylor
Abigail Cook is a writer, performer, and artist from London, England.
Winner of the National Youth Slam title in 2015, Abigail works as a professional poet and creator in various different artistic mediums.
She has been published three times, in 2016 by Out-Spoken Press in "A Heartful of Fist", in 2017 by Otter-Barry Books in "Rising Stars: New Young Voices in Poetry" and in 2018 by Pan Macmillan in "She is Fierce". In 2018 she was shortlisted for the CLiPPA prize, and subsequently went on to receive a highly commended title by CLPE.
Cook works over the country teaching poetry workshops to young people. She is fully DBS checked and is available for workshops by enquiry.
She is also the creator and host of the poetry podcast, "From The Poets Mouth".
She is currently working on her first essay collection "(Not) Your Woman: Essays on Lesbian Life, Love, and Intimacy", her first pamphlet "Behind Closed Doors" and a play to be taken to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2020 called "Those Girls" based on her poem, "How We Survive (Girlhood)".