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Joseph Coelho

Joseph Coelho is a performance poet and playwright. He has written plays for the Polka Theatre, the Lyric, Hammersmith, and the Unicorn Theatre. He performs his poetry shows with the UK's top performance poetry organisation, Apples and Snakes, visiting venues across the UK.

Joseph's poems have appeared in many anthologies, including Green Glass Beads by Jacqueline Wilson and The Works 6, edited by Pie Corbett, but Werewolf Club is his first solo collection. It is currently shortlisted for the CLiPPA Poetry Award 2015.

Joseph lives in Folkestone, Kent.

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Joseph Coelho

Photo by Hayley Madden/Poetry Society


For more information about Joseph see joseph-coelho.com

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What is Poetry?

How did you become a poet?

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What does it mean to be a poet?

What is the difference between written poetry and performance poetry?

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Why did you decide to become a poet?

Performance - The Food poem

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Who is your favourite poet?

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How do you create a peom?

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How do you structure a poem?

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What is a sestina?

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How do you inspire young writers to become poets?

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What inspires you to write?

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What advice would you give to young writers?

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How important is structure in poetry writing?

What is the difference between American and UK performance poetry?

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Joseph Coelho Video Conference 1

Joseph Coelho Video Conference 2

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