There was a reason Robinson went into poetry. “I'm no good at anything else,” she says. The north-London-born poet writes about sex, love and politics.
“I usually gravitate towards work that is both vulnerable and violent, and that's something I aim for in my own work.” In 2011 she was poet in residence at the V&A. She reads from her new book, How To Be a Complete Nobody, at the Ledbury Poetry Festival in July.