Laila Sumpton is a poet, editor, performer and educator who works with schools, hospitals, museums, galleries and charities on a wide variety of poetry projects. She manages the Arts Council funded initiative Poetry Vs Colonialism - where poets work with museums, academics and schools to explore the British Empire and its legacy. She was recently the Keats House Poet in residence and has co - edited 'Where We Find Ourselves' an anthology from Global Majority writers published by Arachne Press. Laila has been commissioned by Tate Modern, the Tower of London and the Royal Free Hospital amongst others and published in numerous anthologies and magazines including Ambit and Modern Poetry in Translation.
The video of this lecture can be viewed on YouTube.