Kayo Chingonyi

Kayo Chingonyi is the author of two poetry pamphlets, Some Bright Elegance (Salt, 2012) and The Colour of James Brown's Scream (Akashic, 2016). He was Associate Poet at the Institute of Contemporary Arts from autumn 2015 until spring 2016 and has held residencies at Cove Park, Royal Holloway University of London, and Nuffield Council on Bioethics. His first full-length collection, entitled Kumukanda, will be published by Chatto & Windus in June 2017.

Photo: Naomi Woddis