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Writer, Poet

Selina Nwulu is a writer, poet and essayist. She has written for outlets including The Guardian, New Humanist and Red Pepper and has toured her work nationally and internationally. She has also been featured in Vogue, ES Magazine, i-D and Blavity. Selina was the Young Poet Laureate for London 2015-16, a prestigious award that recognises talent and potential in the capital. Her first chapbook collection, The Secrets I Let Slip, was published in 2015 by Burning Eye Books and is a Poetry Book Society recommendation. From 2017-2018, Selina was Writer and Creator in Residence at the Wellcome Trust, looking creatively at food and how it connects to our health and matters of social and environmental justice. In 2019, she worked with Somerset House on a project around loneliness and climate change for the Earth Day Season. Selina has read her work internationally and throughout the UK in a number of cultural institutions such as Somerset House, BBC Radio 4 and Southbank Centre. Her work was recently published in the critically acclaimed anthology New Daughters of Africa and she was shortlisted for the Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2019.