Look How Alive Book Launch

Look How Alive by Lauren Hollingsworth-Smith
Book launch | Dina Sheffield | Date rescheduled TBC | FREE

We’re delighted, Hive young poet, and Rotherham Young Writers alumnus, Lauren Hollingsworth-Smith is launching her first full-length collection Look How Alive (Write Bloody UK) on date TBC at Dina Sheffield. Supporting poets include Iain Whiteley and another (TBC).

DINA is an independent, inclusive and innovative art organisation for Sheffield and beyond and they are delighted to be hosting this free poetry evening to celebrate the launch of Look How Alive, the day after it’s release.

Lauren Hollingsworth-Smith is a poet and artist based in Rotherham and Oxford. She is a member of Hive’s Poetry Collective and The Writing Squad. Lauren’s work has been published in various anthologies including She Will Soar (Pan Macmillan 2020) and Dear Life (Hive 2022). Her debut pamphlet Ugly Bird was a winner of the New Poets Prize 2020. In 2019 she was a Foyle Young Poet of the Year and was highly commended in the Young Northern Writers’ Award. Lauren has performed at various events and festivals, including Ledbury and Kendal Poetry Festivals and Off the Shelf Festival of Words. She studies English and French at Oxford University.

Look How Alive is Lauren’s debut full-length collection (out 1st October 2022)
Ugly Bird is available from The Poetry Business