Greyhound Literary

Arji Manuelpillai

Arji Manuelpillai is a poet, performer and creative facilitator based in London. He was the Jerwood/Arvon Mentee mentored by Hannah Lowe. Arji’s debut pamphlet Mutton Rolls was published with Out-Spoken Press in 2020 and his newest book Improvised Explosive Device was released in the Autumn of 2022 with Penned in the Margins. This highly acclaimed book was noted in The Telegraph’s Top 20 poetry books of the year, as well as in The Guardian’s best recent poetry section. It was also the Winter PBS selection and Shortlisted for the Derek Walcott Prize. Arji is host of Arji’s Poetry Pickle Jar, a podcast for poetry fans and he is also the PBS pamphlet choice selector.