Malika Booker has now been added to the Poetry Archive, as part of The Obsidian Collection in collaboration with Obsidian Foundation.
Malika Booker is a much-loved figure in British poetry. Known for her dexterity in both the written and the spoken word, Malika is the author of ‘Breadfruit’ (Flipped Eye Publishing, 2007) and ‘Pepper Seed’ (Peepal Tree Press, 2013), which was longlisted for the 2014 OCM Bocas Prize and shortlisted for the 2014 Seamus Heaney Centre Prize. More recently, she has won the 2019 Cholmondeley Award and the 2020 Forward Prize for Best Single Poem. As part of The Obsidian Collection two of Malika’s poems, ‘In Memory of Herbert Morris’ and ‘Nine Nights’, have been added to the Archive. #malikabooker