In Residence: Dan Simpson

Dan Simpson is a spoken word poet and compère, poetry projects and events organiser, workshop facilitator, and writer. He was Canterbury Laureate 2013-14, Poet in Residence at Waterloo Station, and his poetry has featured on the BBC and London Underground. He has performed at major festivals, events and venues around the UK, including: Glastonbury Festival, BBC Edinburgh Fringe Slam, and The National Theatre. He has worked on literary projects for Southbank Centre, Royal Academy of Arts, and the EC. His first collection Applied Mathematics was published by Burning Eye Books in August 2014.