All About Spoz

Spoz has been has been astounding audiences with his poetry, both young and old, since 2005. In that time he has been Birmingham’s Poet Laureate (2006 / 7), performed at Glastonbury Festival and Cheltenham Literature Festival to name just two of many and has facilitated poetry workshops at hundreds of schools, both in the UK and abroad. He has also been commissioned by the BBC on several occasions and even popped up on The One Show.



Spoz’s School Visits

Having won a few poetry slams himself, Spoz runs “Poetry Slam” days in schools, as well as “Early Engagement” workshops for students preparing for GCSE’s. He works with KS1 through to KS4 utilising rhythm, rhyme, word play and structure in his workshops and working with up to ninety students at a time, with his portable PA system and mics. Spoz is very flexible and can run short taster sessions of an hour each, up to whole day / multiple day sessions.

Spoz’s Books


The Day the Earth Grew Hair!

Recommendations & Reviews

“I would thoroughly recommend Spoz to bring poetry alive in your school”- Sharon Taylor, Head of English, Birchensale Middle School, Worcestershire.

“At the end, they all said they had a great time and had changed their view on poetry. He was wonderful and the pupils were amazing” – Andrea Clinton, English Dept. Colmers High School, Birmingham.

“Spoz has become an annual fixture in our literacy calendar and a highlight for the children!” – Amanda Doyle, Wolsey House Primary School, Leicester.

To Make a Booking

To make an enquiry about Spoz, or any of the other authors, poets & illustrators listed on this website, please phone Trevor Wilson on +44 (0) 1535 656015, or email him at trevor@caboodlebooks.co.uk