Steve Larkin is the president of Hammer & Tongue, the UK’s premier poetry slam and professional touring network which he founded in 2003.
Hammer & Tongue run “open poetry slams” (democratic live poetry competitions) that lead to a national final, and feature some of the best spoken word artists from around the globe
“The best live poetry is to be found at The Hammer & Tongue slams” The Sunday Times
Regular events take place in Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge, Camden, Hackney, and Oxford. Last year’s final is taking place at The Royal Albert Hall.