Portrait of a Listener

Sonority Turner is a poet, performer and educator based in London. Her work has been labeled experimental, urban, playful and visual. She is currently producing the online anthology ‘Blackout’ with the Keats House Poets as well as regularly performing her work on the London spoken word scene. She was selected as the ‘Poet’ to represent Camden in Adidas’ Olympic Campaign, she is a Rise Slam Champion and was Poet in Residence at The London Transport Museum (LTM) after winning the LTM Slam.

“Portrait of a Listener” came after the Billy Collins poem, “A Portrait of a Reader with a Bowl or Cereal.” It explores a listener’s quest for words, music and meaning.

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