Kate Tempest

Kate Tempest

Writer, Poet & Playwright

Kate Tempest’s work includes the plays Wasted, Glasshouse and Hopelessly Devoted; the poetry collections Everything Speaks in its Own Way and Hold Your Own; the albums Balance, Everybody Down, nominated for the Mercury Music Prize and Let Them Eat Chaos, published alongside her long-form poem of the same name which has been shortlisted for the Costa Book Prize; the long poem Brand New Ancients, winner of the Herald Angel Award and the Ted Hughes Award; and the novel The Bricks that Built the Houses. The Poetry Book Society selected Tempest for the prestigious accolade of Next Generation Poets 2014.



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