Dean Atta is a poet from London, UK. His debut collection, I Am Nobody’s Nigger, was shortlisted for the Polari First Book Prize. He was named as one of the most influential LGBT people in the UK by The Independent on Sunday Pink List and featured in Out News Global Pride Power List. Atta has performed across the UK and internationally and has been commissioned to write poems for BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service, Dazed & Confused, Keats House Museum, National Portrait Gallery, Tate Britain and Tate Modern. He is working on his second collection, The Black Flamingo.
Dean Atta’s appearance is made possible by the British Council.