Theresa Lola

Theresa Lola


Theresa Lola is a British Nigerian poet and facilitator, and is the current Young People’s Laureate for London. She is an alumni of the Barbican Young Poets programme, and was joint winner of the 2018 Brunel International African Poetry Prize. She has produced commissions for the Mayor of London and Tate Galleries. Her debut poetry collection In Search of Equilibrium (Nine Arches Press, Feb 2019) is described as "a glorious hymn to being alive and wounded".

Photo credit: Hayley Madden for Spread the Word

Theresa Lola is featured in the following SWF event(s):

Epic Spoken Word Night [SOLD OUT]

9 Nov, Sat 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Arts House, Play Den
Ticketed Event

SWF Book Club: Theresa Lola & Jollin Tan

10 Nov, Sun 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Arts House, Tribe
Free Event

A Eulogy for Death

10 Nov, Sun 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
The Arts House, Chamber
Festival Pass Event