Steve Larkin is a writer, performer, educator, musician and impresario renowned for his accessible, satirical and often comical live work.

He is a former International Poetry Slam Champion, university lecturer in poetry, storytelling and creative writing, the founder and chief of Hammer & Tongue, and a firm favourite with fringe festival, literature, and music audiences worldwide.

"Prepare to be stunned and inspired by the power of Larkin’s spoken word!" 
★★★★★   Edmonton Sun, Canada

Current Shows

Known for fronting klezmer/ska band Inflatable Buddha and for high octane entertaining live poetry performances he has in recent years turned his attention to solo story-arc’d  shows, noted for their enthralling stories and crowd-pleasing performance poetry pieces.In 2010 he was nominated for Oxford Professor of Poetry.