Allie Esiri, described in a Tatler profile as 'a poetry powerhouse', is a former English stage, film and television actress, now a writer. "
"Her iF Poems app was launched to great acclaim in November 2011 and was the Apple Editors' Choice All Time Favourite app. She has compiled several volumes of poetry anthologies, including iF: A Treasury of Poems for Almost Every Possibility, The Love Book, and A Poem for Every Night of the Year. "
"She has hosted poetry events at The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival, The Sunday Times Festival of Education and The Oldie Soho Literary Festival.
A Friday Poem by Stevie Smith, chosen by Cathy Rentzenbrink, author of A Manual for Heartache and The Last Act of Love.
We're thrilled to announce that Macmillan Children's Books has won both Independent Bookshop Children's Awards! Tidy by Emily Gravett wins the Picture Book Category and A Poem for Every Night of the Year edited by Allie Esiri wins the Children's Category.
Apollo 11 #moonlanding #otd (well, 48 years ago)
I love this poem, which stars the moon, by Sara Teasdale. https://t.co/ooUnGmfirU
by @AllieEsiri - 9 hours ago
@culturekhan Oh Asif that's so interesting and so clever
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