Full Name
Mark Grist
Job Title
Award Winning Poet, Storyteller, Educator
Mark Can’t Rap
An ex-teacher, Mark Grist is now a multi-award-winning poet and international battle rapper with over 60 million views for his poetry & rap videos online. He has been honoured in two categories at the Webby Awards, won two International Lovie Awards for his poetry online, has been named Edinburgh Fringe Slam Champion and has toured hundreds of schools around the world.

Recently, Mark’s work has appeared on BBC1, ITV, BBC Teach, Channel 4 and BBC 6 music and he recently starred in Redbull TV’s ‘Mark Grist Battles The World’.

As well as writing picture books for Bloomsbury, Mark enjoys working on his hit podcast ‘Mark Can’t Rap,’ which is backed by Arts Council England & National Centre for Writing.

Watch this space for more information about Mark's session at Ignite!
Mark Grist