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Keisha Thompson

Keisha Thompson is a Manchester-based writer, musician, performance artist and producer. Earlier this year, she finished touring award-winning solo show, Man on the Moon. Her debut book, Lunar, features her poetry and the show script. Whilst Moonwhile is a poetic mini album featuring music from the show. She has supported artists such as Kae Tempest, Hollie McNish, The Last Poets and Saul Williams. Her work has been presented at high profile venues and platforms such as Tate Modern, Blue Dot Festival and the British Council Showcase in Edinburgh. She recently worked as a dramaturge on Poetics of Freedom by Tania Camara for the Pan African Congress 75th Anniversary Celebrations.