Deanna Rodgers

Deanna Rodgers

poet: writer, performer, facilitator

What if YOU spoke - Masterclass Contributor

Click here for Deanna's free online masterclass on Form in Poetry, to find out how you can shape your poems to engage and surprise readers.

Deanna Rodger is a leading poet in the UK. Most recently, her reimagined version of ‘If’ was read by Serena Williams. She has been welcomed to perform and facilitate workshops all across the world incl.; Mexico, Sudan, and Beirut, and has been commissioned by institutions such as; Adidas, FIFA, St Paul’s Cathedral, Young Vic, and BBC.

She is a former UK Slam Poetry champion and represented the UK for poetry at the International Biennale, Rome 2011. She designs and delivers educational programs, and tutors at the School of Communication Arts and is a founding member of Keats House Poetry Forum and Chill Pill. I Did It Too, a collection of performance poetry celebrating a decade of work, came out in 2017 (Burning Eye Books). Theatre commissions include Now We Are Here (Young Vic Dir. Ian Rickson), and Sing Before You Speak Again (Young Vic).

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