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Tom Smith

Tom Smith is a comedy writer who has written sketches/gags for several shows, including Newsrevue, The Treason show and BBC Radio Newsjack. He has also written short plays for the theatre and had between 15-20 short stories published in various places.

Posts by Tom Smith

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The Creative Future Writers’ Award includes publication in the latest 2019 anthology ‘Home’

The Creative Future Writers’ Award is aimed at talented, underrepresented writers. This year the writing competition was open to a range of writers who identify as marginalised, including, for the first time, writers from working-class backgrounds, which helped them attract over 1000 entries. The winners will be published in the ...

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Nina G: Reframing disability through comedy

Nina G is an American public speaker, writer and disabled activist. Thomas Smith spoke to her about life, laughs and making a difference as she prepares for the launch of her autobiography, Stutterer Interrupted on 6 August. Nina G is San Francisco Bay area’s favourite stuttering stand up comedian. Granted, she ...

Let’s Discuss Disability – an exhibition aimed at opening up a conversation with a community

Let’s Discuss Disability is on exhibition at the Thought Foundation from 2 May to 15 June. The group exhibition gives artists Kev Howard, Lisette Auton, Hello Little Lady, Deborah Humm and Simon Mckeown space to explore their own experience with disability through various mediums, including photography, spoken word and even ...

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Chemistry: a sad, poignant and funny anthology from Creative Future

Creative Future is an organisation which works to empower underrepresented artists and writers. As part of Lisette Auton's Guest Editorship, writer Tom Smith reviews their latest anthology of short stories and poetry, Chemistry. Being a writer is a lonely life, being an underrepresented writer is even more lonely. Enter Creative Future. ...