Roger Robinson

Roger Robinson is a writer, poet, singer, and musician. He is one of the few unrelenting and constant observers of life in Brixton, of post-riot/pre-Brexit Britain. Roger Robinson is one of the most versatile and internationally respected dub poets. He has performed worldwide and is an experienced workshop leader and lecturer on poetry.

He was chosen by Decibel as one of 50 writers who have influenced the black-British writing canon. He received commissions from The National Trust, London Open House, The National Portrait Gallery, The V&A, INIVA and Theatre Royal Stratford East where he also was associate artist.

Roger’s collection, ‘A Portable Paradise‘ won the 2019 TS Eliot prize and the 2020 RSL Ondaatje Prize