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International Spoken Word Artist | Published Poet | Writer | Host | Workshop Facilitator | Public Speaker
Activist | Mental Health Advocate | Women’s Rights Advocate | Mentor | International Slam Champion
As a writer, Miss Yankey welcomes and has completed commissions for clients ranging from The Historic Royal Palaces to designer fashion brands; technology giants, charity organisations, artists, and travel companies. Poetry can be used to inspire audiences and inspire action, the structure and rhythm of words can give them greater power and make what is written more memorable. If you would like to explore how spoken word can be used to compliment your brand, or promote a specific message then please get in touch.
British/Ghanaian International Spoken Word Artist Miss Yankey captivates people with her powerful voice and hard hitting poetry. An International Slam Champion, and member of London’s unrivalled FLO Poets, Miss Yankey has taken her poetry to Melbourne, Paris, New York, Philadelphia, Madrid, and Amsterdam to great acclaim. Miss Yankey consistently delivers high level performances to a variety of audiences including conferences, gala dinners, award ceremonies, charity events, corporate events and more; often performing commissioned work. Clients include Stop Trump Coalition, Million Women Rise, Lambeth Country Show, Field Day, Black Lives Matter, Tate Lates, Tower of London please get in touch to discuss booking Miss Yankey for your next event.
In 2017 Miss Yankey founded Poetry Prescribed which uses spoken word poetry as a catalyst for conversation and creation. Since starting these workshop programmes Miss Yankey has connected with hundreds of people in collaboration with organisations including BBC Radio London, London’s City Hall, Royal College of Psychiatrists, Birmingham University, Rethink, Industry In The Streets, London Academy of Excellence, Mind, and Southwark Council. Miss Yankey consistently creates fun, engaging, and inspiring workshops to meet specific requirements. For more information or to book a workshop please get in touch today.
Miss Yankey is an accomplished host, and the resident host of two regular London-based events. In addition to this Miss Yankey is often booked to host one-off events and has built a solid reputation due to her professionalism, consistency, and her ability to connect with audiences, and ensure that events run smoothly and to time. Get in contact today to discuss booking Miss Yankey to host your next event.
Public Speaking and Panel Work
Miss Yankey has sat on various panels and completed a number of public speaking engagements. Clients include Lost Lectures, TBD, Women & Girls Network, FiLia, Screen25, Living In Poetry Festival, Ethnic Minorities Forum (Labour Party). If you would like to book Miss Yankey for a panel and/or public speaking engagement get in touch.