Roger Robinson’s workshops have been a part of a shortlist for the Gulbenkian Prize for Museums and Galleries. He was shortlisted for The OCM Bocas Poetry Prize and highly commended by the Forward Poetry Prize 2013. He has toured extensively with the British Council and is a co-founder of Spoke Lab and Malika’s Poetry Kitchen. He has performed worldwide and is an experienced workshop leader and lecturer on poetry. He was chosen by the arts organisation Decibel as one of 50 writers who have influenced the black-British writing canon. His latest book A Portable Paradise is published by Peepal Tree Press.