Allie Esiri
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Allie Esiri

Allie Esiri, described in a Tatler profile as ‘a poetry powerhouse’, is the curator of the bestselling poetry anthologies that include A Poem for Every Day of the Year, A Poem for Every Night of the Year, A Poet for Every Day of the Year and Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year. Allie's anthologies are aimed at all ages and have been best books of the year in The Times, New Statesman, The Observer and The Guardian; chosen as the castaway book on an episode of BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs and awarded an IBW book prize. Acclaimed audiobooks of the above titles are read by actors including Helena Bonham Carter, Simon Russell Beale, Helen McCrory, Damian Lewis, Jade Anouka, Hattie Morahan, Paapa Essiedu, Samuel West and Pippa Bennett-Warner The seasonal paperbacks A Poem for Every Autumn Day, A Poem for Every Winter Day, A Poem for Every Spring Day and A Poem for Every Summer Day have poems selected from A Poem for Every Day of the Year and A Poem for Every Night of the Year. Credited with bringing poetry in to the digital age, Allie's bestselling interactive poetry app, The Love Book was recommended by Apple as an All Time Favourite App and features poems read by actors including Helena Bonham Carter, Tom Hiddleston, Emma Watson and Damian Lewis. Allie's live poetry shows are taking poetry to new audiences. Leading actors join Allie for a yearly poetry show at the National Theatre and at major festivals. In lockdown, poetry events were filmed. Many of these events are available as podcasts or videos that can be found on Allie's website and other channels. See below for links. "Allie’s books take you by the hand with poems to restore you and make your toes tingle, that will take you away for a little while and home again, with your spirits a little higher than before." Helena Bonham Carter Author website: www.allieesiri.com Twitter: @AllieEsiri Instagram: @allieesiri YouTube: https://bit.ly/35TOAFX
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