Tyrone Lewis is UK Poetry Slam Champion 2020, former Roundhouse Poetry Slam Champion and author of Blackish. Tyrone has worked across England with poetry in a variety of ways, including performing, teaching and peer mentoring.
Tyrone was was nominated as the editor’s choice for Best Spoken Word Performer for the 2018 Saboteur Awards and was a semi-finalist in the 2020 World Cup Of Poetry. Based in London, Tyrone is a regular on the scene there and is one of the co-hosts of a monthly open mic night, Boomerang Club, as well as the host of Canada Water Theatre’s open mic nights.
Tyrone has also been involved with a number of major national poetry events over the years including 2010’s Word Cup, 2012’s Shake The Dust and 2015’s Shot From The Lip, as well as helping out with UniSlam in from 2016 to the present.
Away from poetry, Tyrone is a full-time video editor. He’s become known across the UK not only for his writing and performance but also for his work behind a camera. Over the past few years he’s used the skills picked up from filmmaking and photography to work on documenting the spoken word scene via Process Productions on YouTube.