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Yomi Sode is a Nigerian-British poet, playwright, facilitator and recipient of the 2019 Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowship. His acclaimed one-man show COAT toured nationally to sold-out audiences, including at the Brighton Festival, Roundhouse's Last Word Festival and the Battersea Arts Centre. In 2019 his essay 'The F Word' was featured in Safe: 20 Ways To Be A Black Man In Britain, and in 2020 his libretto Remnants, written in collaboration with award-winning composer James B. Wilson and Chineke! Orchestra was lauded by BBC Radio 3 and the Guardian. He is a Complete Works alumnus, a member of Malika's Poetry Kitchen, and founder and co-host of BoxedIn, The Daddy Diaries and First Five via Instagram Live.

Books by Yomi Sode


Caravaggio and code-switching: the T. S. Eliot and Folio Prize-shortlisted poetry debut exploring Nigerian-British diaspora experience

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