Abe Gibson is a London-born poet, storyteller and fulltime caretaker with Hackney Council. He was a member of the Brothaman Poetry Collective and has published a collection of poetry, Violently Tender.
He has been writer in residence at Feltham Young Offenders Institution and at schools in Tottenham and Hackney. Performing at Word for Word, he was spotted by a representative from the London Museum of Transport where he has been writer in residence.
His welcoming style captures even the attention of those who think poetry is "not for me".