A writers and artists collective seeking to promote and platform the marginalised and unheard.
We engage with those who wish to redefine spaces and connect with others in search of a community.
Our services facilitates the artist’s needs regarding space, workshops, performances and events.
poet & prophetess above all is a family dedicated to the written and spoken word.
Apart from being a dedicated coffee and wine drinker (red, please!)
TRVΛNIΛ >is also a Haitian poet, songwriter and singer. She developed a love for music at a very young age but since the earthquake that hit Haiti in 2010, she started using her art as a reflection and analysis of the society in which she finds herself. Having left for Germany at the age of 16, she has since used her craft to deal with inner-conflicts and layers of one’s own identity. With TRVΛNIΛ‘s Inkaka TINK – she expresses the many sides of herself as an artist through music, poetry and photography. Currently studying social work, she mainly focuses on sens- and sexuality, identity and societal issues.
Candice Nembhard is a writer, poet and journalist from Birmingham based in Berlin.
With a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia, Candice established literary and arts magazine Underpass, which platformed and championed local artists and writers within the city of Norwich. She is also the co-founder of the creative collective, Poet & Prophetess – an initiative dedicated to supporting, sharing and producing writers/artists of colour.
In 2012, her short story ‘Kaleidoscope Eyes’ was published by The Gentlemen Press and presented at Birmingham Book Festival. In 2016, her poetry series ‘X’ was presented in the creative writing anthology, Undertow, printed by Eggbox Publishing. Candice has facilitated creative writing workshops, discussion groups, spoken on panels and worked with local, community radio stations in Berlin.
As a journalist, Candice has gone onto write for the likes of Highsnobiety, The Norwich Radical, Berlin Art Link and Sleek. Her primary interests are race relations, decolonization, gender and sexuality, womanism, music, Black British literature, contemporary art and pop culture.
She is currently working on her first solo collection of poetry.
Esther Kondo Heller is an interdisciplinary, London-based literary artist whose work is embedded in creative storytelling. Her artistic creations re-imagine personal memories, family roots, trauma and blackness that alter conceptions and document our shared histories and identities. Since graduating with a BSc in Economics from the Humboldt University of Berlin. Esther has gone on to follow her actual path and is currently pursuing an Undergraduate Diploma of Creative Writing at the University of Oxford. She has been the Artist In Residence at the British Council Germany and a member of the Barbican Young Poets 2018/2019.
As an active figure in the poetry scene, she has presented her work at various events around Berlin and London
As of now Esther is producing a poetry film project with the Poet and Prophetess collective and is working on her first solo collection of poetry. She is also a freelance copywriter, copy-editor, and blogger.