Patricia Foster McKenley

Patricia Foster McKenley

Patricia Foster McKenley is a Malika’s Poetry Kitchen founder member and alumna. An award-winning poet and Inscribe contracted writer, she was Sable Poet-in-Residence at Mboka Festival (Gambia) 2017. Born in Lewisham, her writing is inspired by Jamaican British heritage and champions women and survivors. A life coach to artists, Patricia facilitates workshops; includes BBC, Every Woman Inspired (Jamaica), universities and schools. Patricia is published in anthologies and publications in UK, Norway and the USA. Performed in Netherlands, Norway, USA, Jamaica, Belgium and Gambia. Has toured UK, Europe and Chicago. In 2013, released her first poetry film ‘LIPS’.

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