Poet / Storyteller / Performer / Workshop Facilitator / Event Organiser /
Guest Speaker / Compere / Poetic Film Creator /
Day-Dreamer / Book Hoarder
Emilie Lauren Jones has performed at a variety of events and venues across the UK and Ireland.
A strong believer that art and creativity are for everyone, she is passionate about making poetry accessible to a wide audience, this is reflected in the projects and commissions she takes part in. As someone who is neurodiverse herself, she believes that seeing the world in a slightly different way is something to be celebrated!
One of the commissioned poets and Community Connector for UK City of Culture 2021. Emilie also runs regular writing workshops for adults and young people, she also enjoys visiting schools and community groups to share her love of words.
She is Poet in Residence for Hillz FM, and in 2020, she represented her city in the Coventry-Cork Poetry exchange. She holds an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Birmingham and is part of the 2020/21 Nine Arches Press 'Dynamo' scheme.
Emilie is available for and experienced in: poetry readings, school visits and workshops for both adults and children as well as commissions . Please see above for contact details.
Positive Images Festival
Previously 1pm - 3:30pm
Currently taking place online
Workshops are currently being uploaded on the last Sunday of every month at midday
All past and future workshops can be viewed on Emilie's Youtube Channel - Click Here to view
These sessions are for all abilities aged 16+
Writing West Midlands
Creative writing groups, online writing ideas, quarterly online magazine and other opportunities.
For an example activity please
Emilie runs the Rugby group which usually takes place at Rugby Library, however, sessions are currently via Zoom.
For writers aged 8-18 in the West Midlands.
What People Say
Emilie's dark tale is judged perfect...
Coventry Evening Telegraph
Extremes of Twenty Ten is a perfect, polished piece of first-person prose, which compares and contrasts the trivialities of daily life in Britain with widespread global horrors.
The women on the panel also have their favourite - Emilie Jones's Family Portrait