Allie Esiri read Modern and Medieval Languages at St Catherine’s College, Cambridge.
She co-created the app iF Poems, which launched to great acclaim in November 2011 (Apple Editors’ Choice All Time Favourite App) and the book iF: A Treasury of Poems for Almost Every Possibility, published by Canongate in October 2012 (The Times best poetry books 2012). She was described by Tatler as a “Poetry Powerhouse”
She has been profiled in publications such as The Times, The Sunday Times, and Vogue India, and was interviewed on both BBC Radio 4 Today programme last National Poetry Day and by Claire Armitage for one of her wide-reaching Guardian podcasts.
In 2013 Allie launched The Love Book app which quickly become the Number 1 Top Paid App on the App Store Books section in 5 countries. This was closely followed by her book,The Love Book, which was published by Square Peg in February 2014.
Join Allie Esiri at the National Theatre for a Poetry Reading with a Difference!
Allie Esiri Wins IBW Book Award for her Collection ‘A Poem for Every Night of the Year’!
Allie Esiri Shortlisted for IBW Book Award for her Collection ‘A Poem for Every Night of the Year’!