Allie Esiri at The National Theatre

Allie Esiri at The National Theatre
  • National Theatre, Upper Ground, South Brank, London, SE1 9PX
    National Theatre
    Upper Ground South Brank London, SE1 9PX UNITED KINGDOM
  • 10/11/2017 18:00 - 10/11/2017 19:00

Following the success of A Poem for Every Night of the Year (Independent Bookshop Week Award 2017) Allie Esiri’s 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 Keats, W H Auden, Maya Angelou and Kate Tempest. An inspiring evening of readings of some of the magical and humorous poems in this journey through history and human experience. Allie Esiri is the curator of live poetry events at literature festivals including Hay and Cheltenham, and creator of the iF Poems and The Love Book poetry apps. After the event, Allie Esiri will be signing copies of A Poem for Every Day of the Year. When you buy your copy from the National Theatre Bookshop, you support the work of the NT. All artists appear subject to availability. Tickets £7 (£5 concessions)

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.