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A Portable Paradise – Roger Robinson

Tue. 27 October 2020 at 19:00


The British-Trinidadian dub poet Roger Robinson is this year's winner of the TS Eliot prize and the Ondaatje prize for A Portable Paradise. This powerful collection features poems telling stories of Windrush arrivals, Grenfell victims, Bob Marley, the Brixton riots, and the premature birth of his own son.

Get to know Robinson better in a brilliant recent Guardian conversation with the poet Rachel Long.

His poems are deep, mature, moving and inventive.” – Bernadine Evaristo for New Statesman

Plus support from Poetry Business prizewinning young poets Lauren Hollingsworth-Smith and Georgie Woodhead.

Free online event – pre-recorded.

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