Raymond Antrobus is a Spoken Word poet, photographer and educator, born and bred in Hackney. He is co-curator of popular London poetry events Chill Pill (Soho Theatre and The Albany) and Keats House Poets.
He has toured and performed at universities and literature festivals nationally and internationally (South Africa, USA, Italy, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland).
His second collection - Shapes & Disfigurements Of Raymond Antrobus - is published by Burning Eye Books. He writes a blog dedicated to Poetry-Films, Social Commentary, Interviews and Spoken Word www.raymondantrobus.com
“His monologues are stunning studies of voice and substance, and his lyric poems are graceful and finely crafted” (Kwame Dawes)
Currently, Raymond is completing the Writer/Teacher MA in Spoken Word Education at Goldsmith's University. He is Hackney’s first Spoken Word educator, working full-time with students at Cardinal Pole Secondary School.
||Jacob Sam-La Rose
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