That’s right, babes – my debut poetry collection Alright, Girl? was published by Burning Eye Books on 2 March and you can purchase your signed copy here.

Maria Ferguson | Alright, Girl?
Alright, Girl? published by Burning Eye Books on 2 March

I’m launching it London on Wednesday 8 April (more info here), and I’m looking for bookings at poetry nights around the UK – so please get in touch if you fancy having me read at your night!

Flawless. An essential read for the 2020s. Salena Godden

“Alright, Girl? is an extremely personal yet relatable exploration of class, gender and belonging. Full of heart and humour, these poems chart the almost impossible task of surviving in an age of austerity and gentrification. Through the comfort of old man pubs, the heartbreak of loss, the search for love and the wonder of female friendship, Maria Ferguson paints a true picture of what it means to be a woman in modern society.”

Fat Girls Don't Dance, Saboteur Award Winner: Best Spoken Word Show 2017, Oberon Books. Essex Girl, shortlisted for Tony Craze Award 2018, Show of the Week at VAULT 2019, Oberon Books. Debut poetry collection Alright, Girl?, Burning Eye Books 🐼

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