Derry poet Abby Oliveira performs ‘Dandelion’ at Voices in the Attic during her tour of Australia, on April 12, 2016.

Abby Oliveira is a performance poet/writer/performer based in Derry. She has performed poetry throughout the UK and Ireland since 2006, and has been a solo performer since 2012. She has performed at countless events and festivals, including at Lingo festival, Glastonbury, Electric Picnic, Dublin Book festival. She recently won the inaugural Lingo fest poetry slam which saw her go on to support Damien Dempsey at the London Irish Centre in 2014, she has also supported artists such as Scroobius Pip and Polar Bear. She is currently working on her first collection of poetry which will be produced alongside a live show.

Benjamin Solah