Deanna Rodger is a spoken word artist and actor. She is the youngest UK Poetry Slam Champion and is the co-founder of two popular spoken word events, Chill Pill and Come Rhyme with Me. She is also a member of several poetry collectives, including Point Blank Poets, Keats House Poetry Forum and Podium Poets, which teaches workshops in and around the UK. She has performed at the 2012 Olympic Team Welcome Ceremonies, Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street and at TedX events. Currently, she is writing a one-woman show called LondonMatter and her debut collection, I Did It Too, was just published by Burning Eye.
Deanna Rodger’s appearance is made possible by the British Council.