Claire Armitstead, The Guardian

‘Daljit’s Poetry is an espresso shot of thought’

Arifa Akbar, The Independent

‘For all the slang and swagger, this bold new version of the Hindu epic keeps its moral core intact’

Rishi Dastidar, The Guardian

‘Indiom is a playfully giddy highwire act of sharp cultural and political observation, delivered with Nagra’s trademark linguistic exuberance’

Claire Armitstead, The Guardian

‘Daljit’s Poetry is an espresso shot of thought’

Arifa Akbar, The Independent

‘For all the slang and swagger, this bold new version of the Hindu epic keeps its moral core intact’

90th Anniversary Poetry Editions Look We Have Coming To Dover

90th Anniversary Poetry Editions

In 2019, my debut was selected among ten books to celebrate Faber & Faber’s 90 years of poetry publication. It was selected alongside books by TS Eliot, WH Auden, Philip Larkin, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath and Seamus Heaney.

90th Anniversary Poetry Editions

In 2019, my debut was selected among ten books to celebrate Faber & Faber’s 90 years of poetry publication. It was selected alongside books by TS Eliot, WH Auden, Philip Larkin, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath and Seamus Heaney.

PBS PODCAST in partnership with Arji’s Poetry Pickle Jar

An exclusive interview with Daljit and the poetry pickler extraordinaire, Arji Manuelpillai about the new book Indiom…listen now

Indiom a Guardian Poetry Book of the Year

Daljit’s latest work is a mock epic set in a poetry workshop being filmed for a documentary. It foregrounds a discussion of how writers from migrant backgrounds might – or might not – be read and accepted, and how they position themselves in relation to standard English, the canon and knowing “thy Blighty”…read more

Podcast: The Wandering Book Collector, with host Michelle Jana Chan

A series of conversations with writers exploring what’s informed their books and their lives around themes of movement, memory, sense of place, borders, identity, belonging and home. In this edition, Michelle is joined by Daljit to discuss his latest collection of poetry, Indiom…click here to listen

Daljit Nagra on writing poetry

Read Daljit’s interview with the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society…click here

BBC Radio

Daljit presents Poetry Extra, every Sunday at 5pm on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Biography

“It wasn’t until the age of 19 that I first picked up a book of poems!”

Poems

Ode to Harrow, Hadrian’s Wall, The Vishnu of Wolverhampton, and more…

Daljit has featured in the following publications…