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Toria's second poetry collection Another Time In Space was published by Wrecking Ball Press in December 2022 and is available to buy for £12 here.

The book was launched at a sold-out event in Liverpool and is already attracting acclaim from poetry peers and punters alike.

“Toria Garbutt is Saturday Night Sunday Morning in one woman and in our lifetime, we are lucky to have her. Glorious, brutal, sharp, and tender. She has written an extraordinary love letter to us all.”

Salena Godden

“Toria Garbutt is a beacon of a poet whose work draws us all together, closer to safety. Political, irreverent, warm, and necessary her performances are the stuff of legend. Superb.”

Joelle Taylor

“Joan Jett and Patti Smith’s better-looking kid sister.”

Dr John Cooper Clarke

“Powerful, accessible, intelligent, and musical. Just about all the things I love in a poet.” Dr Benjamin Zephaniah

“Toria has a unique skill of wrapping an audience up in her arms and making them feel that everything is gunna be alright.”

Dr Mike Garry

Toria's début poetry collection The Universe and Me was published by Wrecking Ball Press in March 2019 and is available to buy for £10 here.

The collection was instrumental in Toria's rise to becoming one of the most exciting new voices on the UK's thriving poetry scene.

“I love her stuff.”

Hollie McNish

“The most exciting poet I’ve seen in years.” 

Mark Grist


“A lyrical machine gun.” 

Matt Abbott



dÉbut album available on download, streaming, & cd

Toria's debut spoken word album Hot Plastic Moon was released by indie spoken word label Nymphs & Thugs in 2018.

it's available on all of the major streaming platforms, plus you can purchase a high-quality download or CD via Nymphs & Thugs here.






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 at venues across the UK and Europe.  


In 2016, Toria released her début album 'Hot Plastic Moon’ with spoken word label Nymphs and Thugs and in 2018 her début poetry collection ‘The Universe and Me' was published by Wrecking ball press.

Toria's second collection 'Another Time in Space' was published in December 2022.


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.  In September 2021, Toria featured on the front cover and centrefold of The Big Issue North. 

Toria delivers spoken word workshops to a variety of community groups, schools, and prisons.  She is passionate about using poetry as a vehicle for self-expression and connection. 

Toria has a BAhons in Arts Education and a PGdipE in Lifelong Learning.  


Catch Toria on tour throughout 2023 with Dr John Cooper Clarke and at venues across the UK with her solo show Another Time in Space.  

Photo © Emma Aylett






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