Sam Rapp

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Writer and lawyer, poet/playwright and inspirational speaker who performs around the UK, mostly in the South East. She writes about a range of themes, including being dyslexic, discrimination, with a hint of comedy.

She also includes the environment, nature, war, love and various political issues such as being homeless, her vegan lifestyle and animal cruelty.  A vegan since she was a teenager, she decided eating animals was wrong and cruel and has been an animal rights advocate for over 20 years.

Two of her plays have been performed in the Medway towns and she was approached by a music producer to participate on a spoken word CD & YouTube of well-known local poets called ‘Our words on your lips’.

Her work has been published in a number of magazines including Viva where her poem about animal rights and cruelty was very well received. She has had her poetry exhibited for an art and poetry event called Judicious, Heretics and Conduct Writing Workshops. She was placed second in a diversity slam in Margate and won the Crisis UK poetry slam in London, as well as being their inspirational speaker. Her poetry has been on BBC Radio Kent and she participated in The News Panel with Lembit Öpik.

She has a film that was produced by Thanet writers called Rant that is due to be exhibited and shown at The Turner gallery in Margate. She is performing at the Turner gallery for TS Elliot event and International Women’s Day. Her first collection of poetry which is currently with her publisher.

You can see her YouTube channel or visit her Facebook page.

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