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Interview with London Real

Anthony Anaxagorou is an acclaimed poet, prose writer, playwright, performer and educator. He has published eight volumes of poetry, a spoken word EP, a book of short stories as well as writing for theatre.

His poetry has appeared on BBC Youth Nation, BBC Newsnight, the British Urban Film Awards, BBC 6 Music and been performed by Cirque du Soleil.

He teaches poetry and creative writing in schools, and works closely with both The Poetry Society and First Story.

His work has been studied in universities across the USA, UK and Australia, as well as being translated into Spanish, Japanese and French.

Anthony is the founder of Out-Spoken – one of London’s premier monthly events for poetry and live music held at The Forge, Camden. He also founded Out-Spoken Press in 2012.


“Look out for Anthony Anaxagorou…a near spiritual experience”

Sunday Times

“His greatest strength is how effectively and completely he can draw you into his narratives despite their serious and complex subjects.”

Josh Idehan, Poejazzi

“One of the most powerful stage performances I’ve seen.”

The Evening Standard