Kaitlyn Plyley is a writer and performer. She is the host of Just A Spoonful podcast and creator/performer of theatrical work Not Much To Tell You. Kaitlyn’s writing has appeared in The Lifted Brow: Digital, VICE, Daily Life, Seizure, and Junkee.
Kaitlyn has trained in storytelling under teachers from LA’s The Moth and NYC’s Upright Citizens Brigade. A founding member of Perth’s popular Barefaced Stories, she has performed her own stories at festivals around Australia, including Brisbane Writers Festival, National Young Writers Festival (TiNA), Queensland Poetry Festival, and Fringe World.
An Australian Poetry Slam finalist, Kaitlyn’s spoken word style was developed on late nights in crowded bars with two minutes and drunk audiences. A collection of her poetry appears in the 2013 Fremantle Press anthology, Fremantle Poets 3: Performance Poets.
Words about Kaitlyn:
“If you’ve never heard the name Kaitlyn Plyley, then you’ve probably at least heard her voice. Or seen her face. Or read her words. She’s a master story teller, broadcaster, poet and writer on the Brisbane arts scene, and best of all, has the real gift of the gab.” – Concrete Playground
“Her warm and personal style weaves poetry, storytelling and comedy into a captivating concoction.” – The Courier-Mail
“Kaitlyn Plyley may be a genius … Clearly defined, eloquent and thought-provoking … Plyley brought the house down.” – Matthew Giles
“Hilarious … Side-splitting.” – Colosoul
“Kaitlyn’s story instantly caught the audience ... Delivered with style and passion.” – Theatre Australia
“Kaitlyn Plyley is a proud human resident of earth with ideas that she keeps in boxes underneath her bed and occasionally releases into the night with an ecstatic, exultant yelp.” – JM Donellan
“Set audience members groaning in agreeance” – Perth Now