Steve Pottinger is an engaging and accomplished performer who has performed the length and breadth of the country. His work regularly appears online in CultureMatters, Yorkshire Bylines, and the Morning Star, and has won prizes or been commended in Bread & Roses, Prole, Poetry on Loan, Plough, Guernsey International, Arran, Verve, and Poets & Players poetry competitions. He’s also co-written three punk autobiographies and is the driving force behind Ignite Books. His sixth volume of poems, ‘thirty-one small acts of love and resistance’ published by Ignite Books, is out now.

You’ll find his website at stevepottinger.co.uk