Patience Agbabi

British poet of Nigerian parentage

Patience Agbabi

British poet of Nigerian parentage

Biography

Patience Agbabi, British poet of Nigerian parentage, celebrates the written and spoken word. Her fourth collection, Telling Tales (Canongate, 2014), an exhilarating, multicultural remix of The Canterbury Tales, is shortlisted for the 2014 Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry. She is a member of the poetry panel of the OCM Bocas Prize 2015.