BONUS edition cd
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purchase includes a high quality download of the album
début poetry collection, published via Wrecking Ball Press
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NOWT MATTERS NOW
dares not to dream
"Toria's words are silk javelins. Frank explorations of self, outpourings of a joyfully pained mind. She means it. Cos she's lived it. I love that girl" Mike Garry
"pOWERFUL, ACCESSIBLE, INTELLIGENT AND MUSICIAL. JUST ABOUT ALL THE THINGS I LOVE IN A POET" PROFESSOR BENJAMIN ZEPHANIAH
"THE LYRICAL MACHINE GUN" MATT ABBOTT
Toria Garbutt is a poet and educator.
Since bursting onto the scene in 2014,Toria has been a regular tour support for Dr John Cooper Clarke, most recently on his ‘Luckiest Guy alive tour' on which Toria performed her first European date.
In 2016 Toria released her Debut album 'Hot plastic Moon’ via spoken word label Nymphs and Thugs and in 2018 her first poetry collection ‘The Universe and Me' published by Wrecking ball press.
Toria’s words have also been featured in Not Too Tame’s Northern Souls show at the Edinburgh Fringe festival and recently in The Guardian for their feature on The Rise and Rise of the New Poets.
Toria has been involved in many projects including working with young people and prisoners, relaying the importance of having your voice heard no matter what your background and using poetry to turn pain into purpose.
Catch Toria on tour throughout 2019-2020 with Dr John Cooper Clarke among other appearances up and down the country at venues and festivals near you.
Photo © Emma Aylett