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Stan Skinny

Stan Skinny is a writer, poet, illustrator and comedian. Heralding from the literary city of Lichfield he found his spiritual home in Sheffield.

He has performed across the UK, with some the leading spoken word performers including; Roger Mcgough, John Hegley and Hollie Mcnish. He is three time winner of both the Off the Shelf Poetry Slam and the Great Yorkshire Show Off and once beat Sean Bean in the post-it-note game.

An active community activist, he is involved with the People’s Kitchen Pitsmoor, which brings together residents of Pitsmoor through food events, and aims to renovate the Abbeyfield House Stables into a community kitchen and arts space.

He is also the host and creator of the cabaret events; Fish Pie, the Dib Dab Dob Cabaret, and the Sheffield Songwriters Club and runs the literary organisation: Verbal Gerbil with Helen Rice.