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Luke Wright

Luke Wright

Luke Wright is a 4Talent award winner and founder of Aisle16 founder.

In 2006, he launched his own curve-ball bid to become Poet Laureate, programmed and hosted Latitude's poetry arena (the largest poetry event in Europe) and has become the newest poet-in-residence on BBC Radio 4's Saturday Live.

In 2009, he took contemporary poetry onto primetime TV, writing all the poetry for Channel 4's Seven Ages of Love, a 30 minute documentary that gained "pick of the day" in eight national publications and was broadcast to over one million people.

He has four solo poetry stage shows: Poet Laureate; Poet & Man; A Poet's Work Is Never Done and The Petty Concerns of Luke Wright.

With Aisle16 he was co-author and creative producer of Poetry Boyband which won Time Out Critics' Choice of the Year 2005.

His first book, Who Writes This Crap?, co-written with Joel Stickley, was published by Penguin in 2007. A live show based on the book enjoyed a sell-out run at Edinburgh 2008.

His has released a spoken word album - The Rise and Fall of Luke Wright, Esq - and a pamphlet called I Glassed A Swan is forthcoming from Egg Box Summer 2009.




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