Allie Esiri at Oxford Literary Festival

Allie Esiri at Oxford Literary Festival
  • Financial Times Oxford Literary Festival, 301 Woodstock Road,, Oxford, OX2 7NY
    Financial Times Oxford Literary Festival
    301 Woodstock Road, Oxford , OX2 7NY UNITED KINGDOM
  • 17/03/2018 16:00 - 17/03/2018 17:00

A Poem for Every Day of the Year with Allie Esiri, Alexander Armstrong, Samuel West, Gina Bellman and Ronni Ancona Join Allie Esiri and her special guests, the actor, singer,comedian and and presenter of Pointless Alexander Armstrong, film and stage star Samuel West, actress Gina Bellman and actress comedian and impressionist Ronni Ancona, for an inspiring hour of readings of some of the magical and humorous poems in her latest journey through history and human experience. Esiri is known as 'the poetry powerhouse' and follows the success of A Poem for Every Night of the Year with a superb new anthology. A Poem for Every Day of the Year is a journey through a calendar year, highlighting key moments and dates with a poem for every day by writers such as Wordsworth, Roald Dahl, Maya Angelou and W.H. Auden. Esiri is a former actress who now curates and hosts live poetry events. Her bestselling apps iF Poems and The Love Book feature readings with actors such as Helena Bonham Carter, Tom Hiddleston, Bill Nighy and Emma Watson.

About 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. iF: A Treasury of Poems for Almost Every Possibility was published in 2012 and The Love Book in 2014.

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.