Roger Stevens is a musician, author and poet. He lives in England, where he visits schools and festivals performing and running poetry workshops.
He is a National Poetry Day Ambassador, a founding member of the Able Writers scheme and runs the award-winning website www.poetryzone.co.uk for children and teachers, which has just celebrated its 20th anniversary.
He has published around forty books. His Apes to Zebras – an A to Z of shape poems (Bloomsbury) won the prestigious NSTB award. Other recent publications include I Am a Jigsaw, puzzling poems to baffle your brain (Bloomsbury); Moonstruck, an anthology to commemorate the moon landing (Otter-Barry); and Be the Change, poems about sustainability (Macmillan).
Roger also writes poetry for adults. As a singer-songwriter, he performs with guitar, mainly in folk clubs, and has played keyboards in several well-known rock bands. Recent solo albums include I Don’t Wish to Alarm You But, The Position of Jupiter and We Are Now Approaching Hassocks. He spends his time between France and Brighton, where he lives with his wife and a very shy dog called Jasper.