Abby Oliveira is a writer, performer and spoken-word artist based in N.Ireland. She has performed her poetry from the mucky fields of festivals such as Glastonbury, Electric Picnic, and Body&Soul, to the Black Box or the National Concert Hall of Ireland (in March 2017).
She was the 2014 and '15 Lingo festival (Dublin) poetry slam champion.
In 2015/16 she was awarded two awards by the Arts Council of NI in order to compile a solo spoken-word show 'Cast Away Your Compass', and subsequently tour the work in Australia.
Abby is a powerful performer with a love of experimentation and collaboration; she has collaborated over the years with musicians such as Arkeye, Basork, Velvet Alibi, Johanna Fegan, Victor Byatt, Paddy Kelly, John Vanek, Connor Kelly & Salim Dastan.
Her spoken-word album 'Cast Away Your Compass' is available to purchase at CD Baby. ( << click to be redirected to CD Baby site).
She is the host/organiser of the Monday Night Cure - a live literature and performance open mic event which is held on the last Monday of each month in Sandino's Bar, Derry.