The Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival is proud to present Hollie McNish.
Hollie is a UK poet who straddles the boundaries between the literary, poetic and pop scenes. She has garnered titles like “chick of the week” (MTV), “boundary breaker” (Marie Claire)” and poet Benjamin Zephaniah stated “I can’t take my ears off her”. Her poem “Embarrassed” was tweeted to fans by renowned singer Pink. Her album Versus was released in October 2014, recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London. Her second collection of poems ‘Cherry Pie’, was released by Burning Eye Books in 2015 and a new book on parenthood ‘Nobody Told Me’ will make her the first poet to be published by Blackfriars, London, to be released February 2016
Support from Colin Hassard.
Colin Hassard is a former Ulster Poetry Slam winner as well as Culture Night, Belfast Book Festival and Belly Laughs Festival Poetry Champion. He is currently touring his one-man poetry and music show ‘Breaking Bard’