Ken Champion

Ken Champion is an internationally published poet and writer whose work has appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including Rialto, Smiths Knoll, Magma, African American Review, Iodine Poetry Journal and others too numerous to list. He has two pamphlets, African Time (2002) and Cameo Poly (2004) published by Tall Lighthouse and a full collection, But Black And White Is Better (2008, reprinted 2011). He has also had fiction published in literary journals in the UK and USA. Ken reads in London and elsewhere and hosts More Poetry at The Coffee Shop in London E.1. He runs poetry workshops and is Reviews Editor for Tall Lighthouse. A selection of his poems can be found at The Poetry Library and at www.kenchampion.org.uk

 

Born in London’s east end, Ken lectures in sociology and philosophy, and has worked as a decorator, sign writer, mural painter and commercial artist. He lives in London and has three sons.