Allie Esiri

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, A Poem for Every Night of the Year and A Poem for Every Day 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.

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