Live from the Crucible Theatre, the current and former Sheffield poet laureates perform and join in conversation with Magid Magid, former Lord Mayor of Sheffield and creator of the laureate role.
Rap psalmist, "mum’s house philosopher", hip-hop artist and poet Otis Mensah was named Sheffield’s first Poet Laureate in 2018. His debut collection Safe Metamorphosis is out now, and he recently released the #OtisMensahExists series of animated videos and collaborations with the likes of Hemlock Ernst from Future Islands.
Warda Yassin won the New Poets Prize in 2018 for her collection Tea with Cardamom. Her work beautifully combines her Somali and English background in vibrant, vivid poems.
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