Martin Daws' compelling performances embody Spoken Word Poetry, Hip Hop Lyricism, Storytelling and Kalimba playing. Over two decades of writing and performing Spoken Word, Martin has progressed from open mics and Slams to acclaimed feature slots and collaborative touring shows, playing numerous national and international events and festivals (Pen Writers NYC, Bet Lahem Live Palestine, First Fortnight Dublin, National Theatre Wales' Big Democracy Project Cardiff).
Author of two Spoken Word Poetry book/albums Skintight the Sidewalk (2008) and Geiriau Gogs (2016) and Contributing Editor of collaborative book/album Wales Bird:Aderyn Rhiannon (2017). An accomplished creative educator, Martin was honoured as Young People's Laureate Wales 2013-16.
“One of the UK's Top Performance Poets”
— Square Magazine