Hollie Ward is a local writer and photographer based in Southampton. She graduated from Solent University with a first-class honours in English, and has gone on to write performance poetry, as well as teach creative writing and drama.
Hollie is an Intern at Solent University, Co-host at Hammer and Tongue Solent and is an Assistant Facilitator at SO: Write Young Writers (Mayflower Young Writers). She has delivered guest workshops on public speaking (JCI Southampton) and reader reception in outreach audiences (Solent University).
Performance history includes: Reclaim the Night Hampshire 2016, Riverfest 2017, The TeaPoet Collective, Word Makers and Silence Breakers, Hammer & Tongue Solent Regional Finals and Hammer & Tongue National Finals.