Gray Lightfoot

Gray Lightfoot… dreamer, poet, bus driver

Gray is a performance poet who lives in Penzance. His job as a bus driver allows him to play with words in his head as he drives past bus stops full of angry, waving passengers.

As the first Lightfoot of his bloodline to be born out of Cornwall for well over three hundred years, Gray displays all the passion of an exile in his writing. He is inspired by the landscape and character of the Cornwall he views from the cab window.

His poetry has recently been described as “thought-provoking and very funny”

Established in 2010, Penzance Literary Festival has grown into one of the UK's favourite festivals for authors and visitors.

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