Allie Esiri is an accomplished curator and host of live poetry events at The National Theatre, The Bridge Theatre, and at Hay, Oxford, Bath and Cheltenham literary festivals. Her anthology A Poem for Every Day of the Year was in the best books of the year list in The Times and The Observer and the audiobook is read by Helena Bonham Carter and Simon Russell Beale. Her previous anthology, A Poem for Every Night of the Year was a best book of the year in The Times and The New Statesman and won the IBW 2017 book award.
This month I'll be reading Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year. -- Alice B-B * Country & Town House * A lucky dip for all ages and a handsome Christmas diversion. -- Kate Kellaway * The Observer - The New Review * Experience tells me that the best book presents are sentimental or serendipitous. Having a poem to read every day sweetened the passing of time, and with its hoard of immortal wisdom, the collection was a handrail to hold onto whenever I felt wobbly. * The Telegraph - Perfect Books * Perfect for reading, sharing and treasuring. * S Magazine - Sunday Express *