Poetry Breakfast

06th October 2011 8:00
Bates, Wells and Braithwaite
2-6 Canon St, EC4M 6YH
Patience Agbabi is one of the most exciting contemporary voices in the UK. A celebrated poet and performer, she has appeared at numerous diverse venues in the UK and abroad. R.A.W., her groundbreaking debut collection of poetry, was published in 1995, and won the 1997 Excelle Literary Award. Her poetry has since been published in numerous journals and anthologies.

In 2004 she was named as one of the Poetry Society's 'Next Generation' poets. Her most recent collection is Bloodshot Monochrome (2008) published by Canongate, and in 2010 she was appointed Canterbury Poet Laureate.

This year National Poetry Day was on the theme of Games, to celebrate the London Olympics in 2012.
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