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   Poet • Facilitator • Producer


Hi! I’m Gayathiri. I’m a poet, facilitator and creative producer based in the UK. 

I’m interested in how language shapes childhood and how we might use it to queer the future.
I tell stories through poetry that ask: Whose imagination are we living in? How do we build anti-colonial worlds? When do we get to practise freedom? 

I've performed with the Roundhouse, DAYTIMERS, Apples and Snakes & BBC Contains Strong LanguageI won the Disabled Poets Prize 2024, the Faber & Andlyn Publisher's Prize 2022 and the Primadonna Prize 2021. I'm currently a member of the Southbank Centre New Poets Collective.

Get in touch!

Upcoming in 2024

July 31st -
Queering Lit with Dean Atta

August 6th - WORD-BENDERS 

August 15th - Queer Poetry Sauna


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