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British’Trinidadian Roger Robinson wins TS Eliot prize

Roger Robinson, the British-Trinidadian dub poet, has won the prestigious
TS Eliot prize on his first nomination for his collection A Portable Paradise.
The only poetry award judged solely by established poets, the £25,000 TS Eliot prize has been described by the former poet laureate,

First Black British Poet to win the prize

A Portable Paradise, which is published by a tiny independent, Peepal Tree Press, tackles racism, violence and the
Grenfell Tower fire, as well as moments of joy and beauty.


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Founded in 2020, Obsidain is an international organization committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of Black poets.

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