Panya Banjoko is a writer, storyteller and performance poet. She is a Patron of Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature. Panya has performed widely, including the 2012 Olympic Games, and as part of the award winning film, Brit I Am, directed by Andi Osho, and more recently as part of a BBC Documentary based on the Olympian Jamie Baulch.
In 2008, Women in the Arts awarded Panya Outstanding Achievement in poetry and in 2016 C-Hub Magazine awarded her Best Performer. She is Founder/Director of the Nottingham Black Archive and coordinates a writer’s network. She has written creative packs to accompany museum objects and her work is used as a resource for children.
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