Inua Ellams

Born in Nigeria in 1984, Inua Ellams moved to London aged 11 and started performing in cafes in 2003. He has since built a reputation for himself as a poet, performer, playwright, graphic artist and designer. His first book, the best-selling poetry pamphlet, Thirteen Fairy Negro Tales (2005) led to work in venues which include Queen Elizabeth Hall, Tate Britain, Theatre Royal Stratford and Glastonbury Festival and his debut play, The 14th Tale (2009), a partly autobiographical coming-of-age...See more