Jason Allen-Paisant

Jason Allen-Paisant is the author of The Possibility of Tenderness (Hutchinson Heinemann, 2025), Engagements with Aimé Césaire (Oxford University Press, 2024), and Self-Portrait as Othello (Carcanet Press, 2023), winner of the 2023 T. S. Eliot Prize and Best Collection at the 2023 Forward Prizes for Poetry.

Allen-Paisant is an associate professor of critical theory and creative writing at the University of Manchester.