In his award winning debut book Rhythm and Poetry, the beauty of rap lyricism and Hip Hop influenced poetry is displayed with wit, humour and positivity. His approach is to meet young people where they are and engage them with the style and attitude they are familiar with while keeping his content wholesome, inspirational but still very real. This collection reflects on his journey of growth from childhood to adulthood through the lens of hip hop culture with a great freshness, sincerity and realism. A lot of the verses have already impacted many lives as he travels and delivers them with his unique and energetic style.
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True Colours (Poem)
If you wish to contact Karl Nova to book him to perform, speak, do creative writing workshops or for any other reason email Authors Abroad at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Karl Nova has been made a UK National Poetry Day ambassador. He was asked to contribute a poem on the theme of truth. You can watch hi, performing the poem “The Misinformation Age” below. If you would like to get the full text you can get it here
The Misinformation Age
To Celebrate World Book Day, Karl Nova was asked to write a poem about reading. Watch the video below to hear him read it.
Karl Nova’s debut book “Rhythm And Poetry” was declared winner of the CLPE, CLiPPA 2018 Poetry award presented to him by Grace Nichols at the National Theatre, London. Read more about it here
A teaching sequence has been developed by CLPE for “Rhythm And Poetry” To find out more about this click HERE
Karl Nova’s CLiPPA Award acceptance speech
After taking part in Just Imagine’s “Read To Inspire” event at Birmingham City University, Karl Nova got to be interviewed by Nikki Gamble for the “In The Reading Corner” podcast. Listen to the full interview below. This is one of the best interviews Karl Nova has ever had and really throws light on his creative process and journey so far as a writer.
Enjoy this Spotify Playlist of some of Karl Nova’s favourite tracks