Stephen Morrison-Burke introduces the Spoken Word to the CWU

CWUYouth has picked up the enthusiasm generated by street-poet Anthony Anaxagorou’s performance at the CWU Youth Conference by once again hosting a performance by another of Britain’s leading new storytellers.

Stephen Morrison Burke’s performance at a CWUYouth event at the main CWU Conference last week left the audience mesmerised. Stephen was kind enough to record a podcast for us, and you can hear thishere:

If you want to read and listen to Stephen’s work, then visit features tracks from his CD, Cards Marked Since 1984 – Dance with Me, One Man and His Dog and Star Shaped.

Stephens material is also featured at, and can be seen at The fantastic People’s Assembly Against Austerity performance of“This is Serious”

In the podcast, Stephen namechecked a number of other poets and storytellers – these included:

Hollie McNish: (,

George The Poet: ( and

Kate Tempest: (

We have invited Stephen to join us again at this year’sNational Youth Education Event. I hope these links meanyou can catch up with his work, and explore some of the fantastic other writers who are active at the moment. You can follow Stephen on Twitter at@MorrisonBurke.