Benjamin Obadiah Iqbal ZEPHANIAH

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1958-04-15
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Style Prof Benjamin Zephaniah
Career poet; writer in residence: Africa Arts Collective City of Liverpool (1 year), Hay-on-Wye Literature Festival, Memphis State Univ Tennessee, Keats House, Tongji Univ Shanghai 2012; TV and radio presenter (incl Passport to Liverpool, Radio 4); patron: Irie Dance Co, Market Nursery Hackney, VIVA! (vegetarian gp), Chinese Women's Refuge Gp, SARI (Sport Against Racism in Ireland); pres Penrose Housing Assoc (for ex-prisoners); shortlisted: creative artist in residence Univ of Cambridge 1986, prof of poetry Univ of Oxford, prof of poetry and creative writing Brunel Univ; subject of two C4 documentaries, toured Europe, Canada, USA and the Caribbean, regular appearances on TV and radio; >ir< Didn't You Kill My Brother (Comic Strip), Farendg; >ir< Big Boys Don't Make Girls Cry, Free South Africa (with The Wailers), Dub Ranting, Rasta, Us and Dem, Back to Roots, Belly of de Beast, Naked; >ir< Playing the Right Tune, Job Rocking, Hurricane Dub (BBC Young Playwrights award 1988), Streetwise, Delirium, Mickey Tekka, Listen to Your Parents (Race in the Media awards 2001); >ir< Dread Poets Society (BBC)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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