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Project Description

The Metic Experience of the Black British Writer

Nick’s overall aim, to create an in depth digital archive of black metic poets. To begin this process Nick conducted interviews with black metics living in the UK and abroad, recording their experiences as a series of videos. The poets Nick interviewed include Chris Abani, Elizabeth Alexander, Gregory Parldo, Rita Dove, Kei Miller, Kayo Chingonyi, Malika Booker and Anthony Joseph.necessary regelialia

A Little Of My Story

Creative Entrepreneur-in-Residence scheme

Creativeworks London funded London-based creative and creative-digital sector entrepreneurs to take up a short-term residency with one of its research partners. The programme made awards to 31 entrepreneurs across three rounds.

Key benefits to the entrepreneur were:


  • To gain access to the partner institution’s networks and resources,
  • Develop researcher/business collaboration,
  • Foster long-term relationships leading to potential job growth,
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of the Higher Education Sector.