Tuesday July 7, 2020

Artistic prodigy Tempest continues to hold her own

Hold Your Own

8th February, 2015
6
Kate Tempest: neither ignorant of, nor overawed by, the pastGetty

Picador,€12.99

Reviewed by Dermot Bolger

London-born poet Kate Tempest has packed a lot into her 28 years. At 16 she was competing in local rap battles and quickly carved out a deserved reputation in the arena of performance poetry, in Britain and abroad.

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