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Dean Atta - Author

About the Author

Dean Atta's debut poetry collection, I Am Nobody's Nigger, was shortlisted for the Polari First Book Prize. His poems deal with themes of race, gender, identity and growing up, and have appeared on BBC One's The One Show and several times on BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service and Channel 4.

Dean was named as one of the most influential LGBT people in the UK by the Independent on Sunday. He regularly performs across the UK and internationally.

Photo credit Thomas Sammut.

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The Black Flamingo

The Black Flamingo

Author: Dean Atta Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Bold The Guardian I loved every word Malorie Blackman This is not about being ready, it's not even about being fierce, or fearless, IT'S ABOUT BEING FREE. Michael waits in the stage wings, wearing a pink wig, pink fluffy coat and black heels. One more step will see him illuminated by spotlight. He has been on a journey of bravery to get here, and he is almost ready to show himself to the world in bold colours ... Can he emerge as The Black Flamingo? SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG READER AWARDS 2019

I Am Nobody's Nigger

I Am Nobody's Nigger

Author: Dean Atta Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/02/2013

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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