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Caleb Femi


Raised on the North Peckham estate in South London, Caleb Femi is a poet and director. His debut collection, Poor, was published in 2020 by Penguin Press. He has written and directed short films for the BBC, Channel 4, Bottega Veneta and Louis Vuitton.

A former Young People’s Laureate, Caleb won the Forward Prize for the best first collection in 2021, and has been shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize (2021), and longlisted for the Jhalak Prize (2021).

He has been featured in the Dazed 100 list of the next generation shaping youth culture.

Agent: Rachel Mann

Books by Caleb Femi

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