Daljit Nagra was born and raised in West London then Sheffield, and currently lives in Harrow. His poem Look We Have Coming to Dover! won the Forward Prize for Best Individual Poem, this was also the title of his first collection which won the 2007 Forward Prize for Best First Collection, the 2008 South Bank Show/Arts Council Decibel Award and was shortlisted for several prizes including the Costa Poetry Award. His latest volume, Tippoo Sultan's Incredible White-Man-Eating Tiger Toy-Machine!!! was published in August 2011. Daljit is a Course Director on Faber Academy's Becoming A Poet course.