Bibi June

Poetry & Spoken Word

Bibi June is a poet and performance maker whose work focuses on queerness, climate justice and post-apocalyptic stories. They write and co-produce award-winning queer horror podcast ‘Folxlore’, which was one of The Atlantic’s top 50 podcasts of 2020 and has won three Audio Verse Awards.

In 2021, their second poetry pamphlet ‘Critique of the Criminal Justice System’ was nominated for the Callum Macdonald Memorial Award. Their latest pamphlet, ‘Kinsey Scale for the Emotionally Fragile Queer’, came out in 2022 with Burning Eye Books. For this work, they became runner-up for the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award.

Together with Ross McFarlane and Ellen Renton, they run production company In The Works. Their previous collaborative shows include ‘The 900 Club’ and ‘Make/Shift’, the latter of which was adapted into an audio drama for the Saboteur Awards Festival in early 2020.