Playwright, Poet and Performance Artist: Chanje Kunda
Based in Manchester, Chanje Kunda performs nationally and internationally. As a poet she has performed alongside some of the most influential modern poets including Benjamin Zephaniah and Linton Kwesi Johnson. Some of her prominent performances as a poet include features at The Royal Albert Hall London, Calabash Literature Festival Jamaica, Black Magic Woman Festival Amsterdam, Apples and Snakes at Soho Theatre and the Latitude Festival.
She has also been published in literary Journals, anthologies as well has having a full length solo collection published by Crocus books. She beat off stiff competition and won the Verb New Voices Award, run by the BBC, New Writing North and Arts Council England. Her new work was featured on BBC 3 Programme The Verb Hosted by Ian McMillan in autumn 2015.