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Robin Knight

Robin Knight is a mixed race ASC writer, based on the Sussex coast near Brighton. The son of a Bangalorean mother and a Bristolean father his work often touches on issues of race, neurodiversity, and otherness. He has the good fortune to be married to Performance Storyteller and author Xanthe Gresham-Knight:

"How could anyone resist a marmoset perched on Sydney Greenstreet’s shoulder? This 15-line poem, a different take on the film ‘Casablanca’ made me chuckle. Unlike Ingrid Bergman she scoots into the teeming Souk, wisely deciding that ‘love can wait'"

South Downs Poetry Festival Competition


Arts and Letters - Rumi Poetry 2023 Finalist

South Downs Poetry Festival 2023: The Binsted Prize - Special Mention

Gloucestershire Poetry Society 2022 Open Poetry Competition - Shortlisted

The National Poetry Competition UK 2017 - Longlisted

The Elmbridge Literary Competition 2023 - Highly Commended

Teignmouth Poetry Festival Poetry Competition 2023 - Longlisted

The Shelley Memorial Poetry Prize 2022 - Longlisted

UK National Poetry Competition UK 2015 - Longlisted


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