Reading & Libraries
Wednesday 19 May, 12pm - Recording
Watch episode 3 of Henry Normal's New Poetry Society!
Henry met with Panya Banjoko to read poems, laugh and talk about life.
Panya Banjoko is a UK based writer, poet and PhD researcher at Nottingham Trent University. Her debut collection, Some Things, was published by Burning Eye Books (2018). Her work is published in numerous anthologies including award-winning Clever Girls, winner of the Working-Class Studies Association's ‘Jake Ryan and Charles Sackrey Award for a Book about the Working-Class Academic Experience’ (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019), and her poem, ‘They and Them’, featured in Mic Drop, an exhibition by artist Keith Piper at Beaconsfield Gallery, London, the London Film Festival and the International Film Festival Rotterdam. She has been artist in residence at the International School, Stuttgart, Jaipur Literature Festival, India, and for the National Trust’s 100 verses at Charlecote Park, Warwickshire. Panya is a multi-award-winning poet, co-ordinates a Black Writers Network and is patron for Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature.