Daljit Nagra

Saturday 22/06/24
First Word

Wheelchair Accessible
BSL Interpreted

Poet and radio presenter Daljit Nagra will be in conversation with the National Centre for Writing’s Chief Executive Peggy Hughes, followed by a special poetry performance.

Daljit is Professor of Creative Writing at Brunel University, Chair of the Royal Society of Literature, Council of Society of Authors, a PBS New Generation Poet. His four poetry collections, all with Faber & Faber, have won the Forward Prize for Best Individual Poem and Best First Book, the South Bank Show Decibel Award and the Cholmondeley Award, and been shortlisted for the Costa Prize and twice for the TS Eliot Prize. The inaugural Poet-in-Residence for Radio 4 & 4 Extra, he presents the weekly Poetry Extra.


The event is delivered in partnership with the National Centre for Writing.