Recent Publications


Clouds Cannot Cover Us
October 2019

A solo collection of poetry for teenagers. Featuring struggles, honesty, and above all, hope. This book is a lifeline, and a mirror, and a friendly voice.

Published by Troika Books

Poems Out Loud!
September 2019

Jay has contributed one poem - “The Washing Up Liquid Ignited” to this collection for young children aged 4+ who are approaching poetry for the very first time. Featuring award-winning poets, brand new voices, hip-hop artists and spoken-word performers, this is a wonderfully fresh, diverse and relevant new anthology that will get children laughing, thinking, sharing and performing!

Published by Ladybird Books

June 2019

Jay has contributed one poem - “You” to this anthology of poems about the moon, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing.

Published by Otter-Barry Books



Jay is able to fulfill a wide range of requirements for both children and adults. From facilitating short workshops in schools, to teaching for a full day, or even multiple days, to working in arts centres, in prisons, and at festivals, Jay is able to create lessons in writing and performing that work for you.



Jay’s main work is as a performance poet, and he is able to provide performances that last anywhere from the length of just one poem to over an hour, depending on your needs. Jay has performances tailored to both child and adult audiences, and is happy to talk through your needs in more detail, to ensure you get the performance you want.



As a speaker Jay has given talks at all kinds of places, from corporate boardrooms to theatres and schools. He mainly talks on topics such as Trans rights and representation, accessibility within the arts, and, of course, poetry. He is more than happy to have a discussion with you about speaking on other topics, just send him an email.



To inquire as to Jay’s availability, fees, or to contact him for any other reason, please email him at jayanthonyhulme@gmail.com, or use the link below.

Jay is also on twitter and instagram, where his handle is @jayhulmepoet