Deanna Rodger is an international writer, performer and facilitator. She co-curates two leading spoken word events: Chill Pill and Come Rhyme With Me and is on the board of Safe Ground. Commissions include: Now We Are Here (Young Vic), Women Who Spit (BBC IPlayer) and Buckingham Palace (NYT). Accolades include: ELLE UK’s ’30 inspirational women under 30′, The Female Lead’s ’20 in their 20s’ and youngest UK Poetry Slam Champion (2007/8).  She has performed in different places around the world including Mexico, Canada, Beirut, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Sudan. She teaches the Writing Poetry for Performance module with Benjamin Zephaniah at Brunel University. Her debut collection ‘I Did It Too’ is published by Burning Eye.

Events Deanna Rodger was involved in

  • Come Rhyme with Me

    Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 7:00 PM

    Enjoy a night of rhyming and rice and peas with Dean Atta and Deanna Rodger.


  • Toronto Poetry Slam featuring Dean Atta & Deanna Rodger @ IFOA

    Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:00 PM

    This high-energy poetry concert will showcase some of the city's most engaging spoken word artists, entertain and enlighten the audience.


  • Shakespeare Lives in Poetry

    Friday, October 21, 2016 - All Day

    This Spoken Word Workshop with Deanna Rodger will explore how sonnets can be utilized by contemporary voices in fresh and unexpected ways to talk about their lives today. Performance to follow.