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 and were nominated for the National Diversity Awards 2023 as positive role model for disability.
Their writing has been longlisted for the Space Crone Prize and more.
and co-host of Rebel Riot Poetry.
Their performance history includes The V&A Performance Festival, Edinburgh Fringe, Pride in London, Manchester Pride, 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, Bi+ Lines Anthology, The F-Word, Elevator Stories, The Daily Drunk, The Feminist Library, SpoonKnife, Sufi Journal, Earth Pathways, and many more. Their craft essay about disability representation in fiction features in Human/Kind Press' anthology Musing the Margins. Their novel Twisted Roots was published in 2023 by Reconnecting Rainbows Press. They recently secured Arts Council-funded mentoring with The Literary Consultancy to write their second novel.
They run disability and queerness-focused diversity and inclusion training (most recently for Wates, and at the Royal College of Art), 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 hosting, commissions, performances, diversity training, book launches, 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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