Patience Agbabi

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Patience Agbabi is a British poet and performer. She has released a range of publications, including: Telling Tales (2014), Bloodshot Monochrome (2008), Trees in the City (2007), Transformatrix (2000) and ORAL (1999). Agbabi is the recipient of the Excelle Literary Award, the Grants for the Arts, the Next Generation Poet award, and the Medway Culture and Design Award for Literature. 

More Resources: 

Click here to purchase her books.

Read The Telegraph’s interview.

Read Poetry International’s review of Agbabi’s creative works.

Read The Guardian’s review of Telling Tales.

Watch Patience Agbabi’s introduction to Telling Tales.

Watch a reading of ‘The Wife of Bafa‘.

View Rosalie Watkins’s ‘Poetry Portraits‘ of Patience Agbabi.

View ‘Poems inspired by Titian: Patience Agbabi‘.