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Aaron Kent

Author, Publisher, Artist, Stroke Survivor


Aaron Kent

Aaron Kent is a working-class writer, stroke survivor, and insomniac from Cornwall. His 2nd poetry collection, The Working Classic, is available from the87press, and his debut, Angels the Size of Houses, is available from Shearsman. He has read his poetry for The BBC, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, and Stroke Association, had work published in various journals, and is an Arvon tutor. His poetry has been translated into languages including French, Hungarian, German, Cymraeg, and Kernewek, and has been set to music.

Aaron is also an advocate for stroke survivors, and for better mental health provisions for survivors of stroke and traumatic brain injuries. He has advocated for mental health provisions in government, on ITV, BBC, various newspapers, and through working alongside Stroke Association and MIND.

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