Safiya Kamaria Kinshasa

British born Barbadian raised artist, Safiya Kamaria Kinshasa, also known as Birdspeed, is the Edinburgh Fringe Slam Champion 2019, the 2019 Hammer and Tongue UK National Slam Champion and a 2019 BBC Words First Finalist. Birdspeed is published in the following anthologies: Alter Egos Anthology (Bad Betty Press, 2019), Use Words First (Own It, 2019) and Words on Windrush (Empoword, 2019).  She has also self-published her first pamphlet Bloom (2019) which is endorsed by Junior Marvin from The Original Wailers.