Weds 21st October
Date: Wed 21st October
Storytime reading from multi-award winning poet Patience Agbabi.
Patience Agbabi’s poetry has been featured on radio and TV worldwide. She has spent over 20 years celebrating the written and spoken word and she was nominated one of the UK’s ‘Next Generation Poets’ (2004). Her work has appeared in a broad range of anthologies, on TV and radio, The London Underground and human skin. Her poem, ‘The Doll’s House’, was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem 2014. Patience studied English Language and Literature at Oxford University, and is a former Poet Laureate of Canterbury. The author of five books, a novel for middle graders The Infinite (Canongate, 2020) and four poetry collections including Telling Tales (Canongate, 2014), which is a vivid retelling of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales for the 21st century and was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Prize for New Work in Poetry 2014 and was a Wales Book of the Year (2015).