A fusion of poetry, live music and audio from 2017 winners of the Buxton Fringe Spoken Word Award, based on interviews with women working in the music industry. A tale of growing up, finding a voice and listening to Joni Mitchell records.


Genevieve Carver is a poet and performance artist who is rapidly forging a reputation as a ‘leading star of the spoken word scene’ (Now Then Magazine). Her work has been published widely in magazines and anthologies including Iota, Envoi and The North, and she was the 2017 winner of the Erbacce Poetry Prize.



★★★★★ The Wee Review

"Brilliant, verging on genius"


★★★★★ Write Out Loud

"Carver and her wonderfully talented musical band weave together beautiful poetry and perfectly balanced musical accompaniment with a deft and hugely engaging level of ease."


★★★★ The Reviews Hub

"Carver exudes a warm humility that perfectly complements the fragile and overwhelmingly human spirit at the heart of her storytelling"



Performed by: Genevieve Carver & The Unsung


Facebook: @theunsungpoetry

Twitter: @Gevicarver @theunsungpoetry

Web: www.genevievecarver.com

A Beautiful Way to be Crazy

  • Spoken Word/Poetry/Music

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