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Jessica Wood is a poet born and raised in Sheffield but now based in Birmingham. She writes about themes from the political to personal drawing on her perspectives as a mixed-race woman living in the UK.


By Jessica Wood:

— Wed 27 Nov, 2019

What About the Art That Never Gets Made?

Internal and external factors can all hold us back from actually creating. How do push through it all, and make sure we haven't left anything unsaid?

— Wed 27 Nov, 2019

Does Poetry Belong on the Stage, or the Page?

What happens in a live poetry performance? Does it get lost on the way to the page? Or does written poetry have more gravitas? We sat down two different styles of poet to discuss the similarities and differences in their art forms.

— Tue 25 Jun, 2019

Sputnik Anthology Volume 2

Our brand new Sputnik Anthology is out - become a Patron today to get a copy!

— Tue 23 Apr, 2019

Holding our identity together: thoughts from the London Faith & Art day

Sputnik intern Jess Wood reflects on the conversation and work shared at our recent London Hub launch

— Sat 09 Jun, 2018

The Chaotic, Emotional Impact of Childish Gambino’s ‘This Is America’

How it feels to get absorbed into the symbolically complex world of Childish Gambino's viral hit

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