I am Nobody's Nigger by Dean Atta

I am Nobody's Nigger by Dean Atta

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Revolutionary, reflective and romantic, I Am Nobody’s Nigger is the powerful debut collection by one of the UK’s finest emerging poets. Exploring race, identity and sexuality, Dean Atta shares his perspective on family, friendship, relationships and London life, from riots to one-night stands.

 

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‘Go Dean Atta. Speak the truth. Tweet the truth. Upload it. Let it ring out over the digital domain and strike at the heart of the offline wireless and disconnected.’  - Lemn Sissay

 

‘Dean Atta’s poetry is as honest as truth itself. He follows no trend; he seeks no favours … Beyond black, beyond white, beyond straight, beyond gay, so I say. Love your eyes over these words of truth. You will be uplifted.’  - Benjamin Zephaniah

 

‘Dean Atta is the Gil Scott Heron of his generation’  - Charlie Dark

 

‘Righteous and forceful’ - Peter Tatchell

 

‘One of the leading lights in London’s poetry scene … powerful reflections on race, identity and sexuality’ - Huffington Post

 

Polari First Book Prize 2014 (Shortlisted)

  • Details

    Imprint: Saqi Books

    Publication Date: March 2013

    ISBN: 9781908906168

    Pages: 112

    Format: Paperback