Daljit Nagra was a winner in the 2002 Book & Pamphlet Competition with Oh My Rub! (Smith/Doorstop, 2003), which was subsequently selected as one of The Guardian Poetry Books of the Year and awarded the first ever PBS Pamphlet Choice Award.
He has since won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, and been shortlisted for the T S Eliot Prize, the Costa Prize, the Guardian First Book Award, and the Jerwood Aldeburgh First Collection Prize.
His work has been published The Rialto, Poetry London and Poetry Review.
Daljit was born and brought up in West London and Sheffield.