Jay Mitra

 A British Indian person stood with their head angled downwards looking into the camera

Jay Mitra (they/them) is a British Indian punk poet and music journalist from Yorkshire. They are a UK Slam Champion and winner of the Margate Bookie Making Waves poetry award.

Jay has performed in various festivals, including BBC’s Contains Strong Language, Freedom Festival, Leeds LGBT Lit Fest, Humber Mouth Festival, Wakefield Lit Fest and is currently a member of Manchester-based poetry collective Young Identity.

They are one of the featured artists in DaDa's 'Strollers' collaboration with Black Gold Arts as part of DaDaFest International 2022.

For more information on their work, check out their Instagram and Twitter: @punkofcolour.

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