Roger Robinson reads his poem ‘On Nurses’ – taken from his RSL Ondaatje Prize winning poetry collection A Portable Paradise.

The annual £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize is for books – fiction, non-fiction, poetry – that best evoke the spirit of a place.

The 2020 judges are Peter Frankopan (Chair), Pascale Petit and Evie Wyld.

Illustration by Liang-Hsin Huang.