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Abbie Neale grew up in Watford, studied in the midlands, lived in Australia and the Netherlands, and is now settled in Norwich, Norfolk. In 2018, she graduated from Warwick University with a BA in English Literature and Creative Writing and won the New Poets Prize run by The Poetry Business, who published her debut book Threadbare this year. Currently, Abbie's developing as an artist with Young Norfolk Arts, Creative Arts East, Norwich Fringe and BBC Radio Norfolk. As an actor, she is represented on Spotlight by 360 Arts Management.
Currently starring in: Joel Corry's music video for "BED" with RAYE and David Guetta! Link below!
Abbie regularly performs at literary festivals, on poetry podcasts and at magazine launches, the most recent being Patrick Widdess' Poetry Non-Stop. Her work features in The North, Crannóg, Bath Magg, Re-side, Strix Magazine, Whirlagust and Abridged. Her recent poem ‘Overwintering’ was produced by BBC Voices and shared on BBC Radio Norfolk. Scroll down to watch her play the lead in Flint Moore's new music video.
While living abroad in Leiden, Abbie won the International Prize in the York Mix Poetry Competition with her poem 'Can you draw him for us'. Her poem 'Painting my mother' was also commended by judge Clare Shaw. Click here to read them, along with some of her other published poems, or watch the videos below.
Abbie spent a year in Melbourne studying Acting and Scriptwriting at Monash University. She's working on several film projects at the moment, including judging scripts on the panel for Visability Film Festival and playing one of the leads in short film "Summer Heat". As a poet with a passion for music, she also dabbles in songwriting and plays the guitar. Below you'll find her reading Chris Doyle's poetry and singing backing vocals on his track 'She Used to Love Someone', as well as a recording of her original song 'When You're Not Around'.