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Rishi Dastidar

Rishi Dastidar’s poetry has been published by the Financial Times, New Scientist and the BBC, amongst many others. His debut collection Ticker-tape was published in 2017, and a poem from it was included in The Forward Book of Poetry 2018. A consulting editor at The Rialto magazine, he also chairs the London writer development organization Spread The Word and is editor of the final part of the Nine Arches Press writers’ trilogy, The Craft: A Guide to Making Poetry Happen in the 21st Century. Saffron Jack was included in the Guardian Review ‘Best recent poetry collections’, May 2020. Rishi’s next collection, Neptune’s Projects, is due to be published by Nine Arches Press in Spring 2023.