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Rishi Dastidar

Rishi Dastidar was educated at Mansfield College, Oxford University and the London School of Economics. His poetry has been published by the Financial Times, Tate Modern and the Southbank Centre amongst many others, and has featured in the anthologies Adventures in Form (Penned in the Margins) and Ten: The New Wave (Bloodaxe). A fellow of The Complete Works, the Arts Council England funded programme for BAME poets in the UK, he is a consulting editor at The Rialto magazine, a member of the Malika‚Äôs Poetry Kitchen collective, and also serves as a chair of the London-based writer development organisation Spread The Word. His debut collection of poems, Ticker-tape, is published in the UK by Nine Arches Press.