Described by iconic designer Peter Saville as “a genius”, Mikes work focuses on the city and its people, championing the under dog and finding beauty amongst the ugliness and triumph amongst tragedy. He has performed his poetry since 1995 and has worked in USA, Hong Kong, throughout Europe and has been on continuous tour with John Cooper Clark since 2011.
He also performs in Prisons, Mental Health Units, Children’s Homes and is passionate about bringing live poetry to places it wouldn’t normally reach. He was a Poet in Residence at Kendal Calling, Strangeways Prison and regularly performs at festivals like Latitude, Isle of White and Festival Number 6. His poems have been published in numerous newspapers, magazines and read on TV and radio.