‘Rebellious by nature, pure at heart' - The Times of India

'John Siddique's poetry takes the reader on a journey, crossing the border country between love and loss. Interested in exploring opposite worlds and seeming contradictions; sometimes steamy, often moving, his poetry is a brilliant balancing act.’ - Jackie Kay

'A stellar British poet' - The Spectator
'A poet full of surprises and racing energy' - The Rialto
'One of the best poets of our generation'- Bina Shah


Royal Literary Fund Interview With John
In this interview/podcast I explore how literature can a proxy family for those growing up in difficult circumstances, and we discuss the power and the uses of colours in my work.

'To Genuinely Give Space To Another Is Perhaps The Greatest Thing Any Of Us Can Do.'
A beautifully filmed interview where you'll find me talking about: writing as a path, why books are for everyone, how my school teacher saved my life by taking me to the library, and how accidentally becoming a spiritual teacher... and more...

Poetry Spotlight Interview
A new interview looking at the underpinnings behind my writings, the move towards a more sacred expression and a brand new poem 'Rebellion.'

Appearances, Readings and Events

Travelling the world:
just being and writing at this time.