Aaron Kent is a screenwriter, published poet, music journalist, theatre critic, and film aficionado.
For more info: @GodzillaKent (Twitter) or email: aaron.m.kent@hotmail.co.uk

Areas of expertise
Screenwriting
2016- Charlie: First feature film script completed, in pre-production with LA-based producer.
2016- Dark, Golden: Began adapting a Ray Bradbury short story into a feature film screenplay.
2015- Edits: First TV show optioned. Will be pitched to various TV channels including Netflix in May 2016.
2015 Case study of Max Borenstein: Case study on Godzilla (2014) writer Max Borenstein.
2015 Map, Or The Inevitable Realisation That Life Is A Perpetual Trauma Machine: Short film – Writer and director.

Poetry
2016- Began poetry collaboration with Academy award nominee, and published poet, James Franco.
2016- Poetry booklet 'Leaving Ghosts on Pikkutrapp' published by SmallMinded Books. Recevied positive reviews from Sabotage Reviews among others.
2016- Published in Nerve Damage anthology by Analogue Flashback
2016- First poetry collection accepted for publication by Penned in the Margins.
2016- St Day Road poetry series in production as an experimental film and gallery showing.
2015- Released Zach Jackson’s first poetry collection. Released a collection of poetry by Jodie Matthews.
2015 Performed at Port Eliot festival.
2015 Performed poetry for Apples and Snakes, and Telltales.
2014- Started own publishing press: I Came Here Looking For A Fight
2014 Performed at Port Eliot, St Ives Literature Festival, Daily Telegraph’s Ways with Words, and Hall for Cornwall.
2013 Awarded a Distinction in Poetry at the Cornwall Music Festival.

Popular Culture Analysis and Reviews
2016- Staff writer for Film in Words, Music reviewer/contributor for When the Horn Blows.
2015- Culture writer for Konbini.Film writer/freelance contributor for Little White Lies.
2014- Staff writer for 7BitArcade. Contributor for Echoes & Dust.
2013- Article on bookshop culture written for Buzzfeed (attained over 70k views in 1 day)

Publications:
2016 ‘///Sirens///’ poem in Nerve Damage anthology. 4 manifestos for International Times,
2016 Leaving Ghosts on Pikkutrapp, booklet published by SmallMinded Books
2016 ‘Correspondence’ poem in Tower Journal. ‘Heirlooms’ poem for Headstuff.
2015- 13 poems for International Times.
2015 ‘Fukk Artt’ poem in Bitchin Kitsch October issue.
2013 ‘There is a Poverty Line’ poem in Ramen Music Magazine. 4 poems in Lady Chaos Press.
2012 ‘Fair and Equal Society’ poem in Twist My Words. ‘Alight’ poem in In The Gesture of Words.

Praise:
“I state with confidence that Aaron has a lot to write about and has a natural ability to develop stories for the screen. He draws on his own vivid experiences and his energized views of the world around him and beyond. His work is character led with a strong sense of place and I found myself quickly drawn into his world.” – Academy Award winner, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Lecture at Falmouth University, Jane Pugh
“the revolutionary spirit of KRS-One with a cadence that's one part Allen Ginsberg, one part Talib Kweli.” - Associate Professor, and founding director of the Laboratory for Race & Popular Culture, University of Colorado, Boulder, Adam Bradley

"understand[s] how to construct a statement of truth in an interesting way" – American hip-hop artist Sage Francis