BIO

George Parker

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George Parker (A. G. Parker) is a London-based writer, performer, editor, disability consultant, Best of the Net nominated poet, and workshop facilitator. They were crowned Disabled and Queer Artist of the Year 2022 with their comedic-political spoken word drag act, George the Dragon.

 

They are chairperson for Disabled, Queer, and Hear, a not-for-proft organisation giving a platform to disabled and queer performers, co-founder of Empowered Talent Co-Op Agency, host of A. G. Parker's Cabinet of Curiosities podcast, an editor for Angeprangert! Spoken Word, and co-host of Rebel Riot Poetry.

 

Their performance history includes Pride in London, London Fashion Week, Sapphic Manchester, Bar Wotever, and IDAHOBIT. They were a featured artist at 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women and Girls, and H&T Hackney's June 2021 slam winner, placing 3rd at regionals.

Their work appears in Mslexia, The F-Word, Financial Times, Human/Kind Press, Arachne Press, Women in Jazz Media, Aeva Magazine, The F-Word, Elevator Stories, The Daily Drunk, The Feminist Library, Prismatica, Mooky Chick, SpoonKnife, Sufi Journal, Sage Cigarettes, Tales from the Moonlit Path, Earth Pathways, and more. Their craft essay about disability representation in fiction features in Human/Kind Press' anthology Musing the Margins. Their novel Twisted Roots was published by Wild Wolf Publishing and is available on Kindle. They recently secured Arts Council-funded mentoring with The Literary Consultancy to write their second novel.

 

They run disability and queerness-focused diveristy and inclusion training, and offer editorial services and mentoring to other authors and poets. Services include structural and content editing, proofreading and submission package editing. They're also available for commissions, performances, diversity training, and other events. If you're interested in working with George, please get in touch. They'd love to hear from you!

To unwind, they enjoy hedgewitchery. Will read your tarot for a price.

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