Andy Conner

Andy Conner is a Birmingham, UK-based poet and educator, with a long track record of performing his work nationally and internationally.

His credits include BBC Radio 4, Jaipur Literature Festival and India International Centre.

A highly dramatic and visual performer, Andy’s work ranges from the humorous to the very dark. Many of his poems are for young people.

Some of Andy’s poems have been written to help children of all ages deal with issues such as bullying and domestic violence. Recently, Andy has also worked in British schools, conducting workshops for National Refugee Week.

A compelling live performer, Andy is known for his close rapport with his audiences and can be relied upon to deliver a memorable show with humour and intensity.


Andy Conner-Appearances Include


  • BBC Radio 4 ‘Poetry Please’
  • Cheltenham Literature Festival
  • Ledbury Festival
  • Warwick Words Festival
  • Poetry Café, London
  • Radio Wildfire
  • Shout LGBTQ Arts Festival, Birmingham
  • Birmingham Library Theatre
  • Custard Factory Slam, Birmingham (special guest)
  • Audlem Festival Poetry Slam (special guest)
  • Pure and Good and Right, Leamington (guest compere)
  • Pure and Good and Right, Leamington (special guest)
  • Tiger Bam Christmas Concert (special guest)
  • Café Metro, Bilston (featured artist)
  • Students Union, Falmouth
  • Cannon Poets, Birmingham
  • Cradley Heath Artsfest


  • India International Centre, New Delhi
  • Jaipur Literature festival
  • AKLF Literary Festival, Kolkata
  • British Council, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune
  • Writer-in residence, Delhi Poetry Slam
  • MICA University, Ahmedabad
  • Fanatika, Ahmedabad
  • Kommune, Mumbai
  • Kommune, Pune

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