"My poetry is a mixed bag of self-discovery, womanhood and the result of spending too much time in my thoughts. Poetry is a way for me to understand myself and the world around me in the hope that it will do the same for those who take the time to listen to my waffle!
"With my creative roots and theatre company based in Bristol, I regularly return to this part of the world that is home. However, I now find myself studying Drama and Creative writing in London, discovering even more about my craft. You can find me nose deep in a book or eating hummus (usually both)."
A spoken word act exploring topics such as love, friendship, sexuality, life and death.
Maya is a deep thinker and uses poetry to explore this. Writing, for her, is cathartic. It empowers her to process difficult emotions she’s faced with. Her poems are raw and honest, exploring topics such as love, sexuality, life, and death. She has always had a deep love for performing. As a result, her poetry is rooted in the spoken word form.
Madison is one of TYCA’s 2023 commissioned artists.
She is writing, directing and producing an original theatrical play, which breaks stereotypes and explores the challenges faced by young people in the modern era. She will present her vision and share a short video about her process.