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United Kingdom

Daljit
Nagra

DALJIT NAGRA was born and raised in West London, then Sheffield. He currently lives in Harrow with his wife and daughters.

In 2004 his poem 'Look We Have Coming to Dover!' won the Forward Prize for Best Individual Poem, and his first collection of the same name won the 2007 Forward Prize for Best First Collection, was shortlisted for the Costa Poetry Award and won the 2008 South Bank Show/Arts Council Decibel Award.Tippoo Sultan's Incredible White-Man-Eating Tiger Toy-Machine!!! (2011) and the Ramayana (2013) were both shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize.

British Museum is out on 18 May 2017 from Faber.

Daljit Nagra teaches at Brunel University London and is currently Poet in Residence at BBC Radio 4 and 4 Extra.

Contributions to ALR

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