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Yomi Ṣode shares what Caravaggio’s 'Supper at Emmaus' means to him. He talks about how he has responded to Caravaggio in his poetry, and performs ‘For Man is Man and Master of Fate’ from his debut collection 'Manorism', an examination of the lives of Black British men and boys.

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Yomi Ṣode
Yomi Ṣode is a Nigerian British writer. He is shortlisted for the T S Eliot Prize 2022, was shortlisted for the Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2021, and received the Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowship in 2019. His debut collection ‘Manorism’ was published by Penguin in October 2022, alongside a stage adaptation at the Southbank Centre and events at the National Gallery.

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