Patience Agbabi’s poetry has been featured on radio and TV worldwide. She studied English Language and Literature at Oxford University, and is a former Poet Laureate of Canterbury. The author of four books, her latest, Telling Tales was published in 2014 by Canongate. Telling Tales is a vivid retelling of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales for the 21st century. Following a launch at Southwark Cathedral, Patience toured the book with Renaissance One to festivals around the UK. This year, she was a recipient of The Cholmondeley Award and was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Prize for New Work in Poetry.
Represented by Renaissance One for bookings.
Visit to George Washington University, October 2016.
2016 - a Judge for the Bridport Prize which is announced on 15th October 2016.