Nathalie Teitler was elected as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018.
Nathalie Teitler works across the fields of arts, activism and academia. She holds a PhD in Latin American Poetry (King’s College London, 2000). She has run literature programmes promoting diversity in the UK for over 20 years, founding the first national mentoring and translation programmes for writers living in exile, and is the Director of The Complete Works – a national development programme that helped to raise the number of Black and Asian poets published by major presses from less than 1% in 2005 to its current level of 16%. Nathalie is the co-founder of Invisible Presence – a national programme developing British Latino writers. She is also in the process of setting up an international centre to promote diversity in poetry, Poetry Action, in partnership with Roehampton Poetry Centre.
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