05-09 September 2018

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Floris Brown

Floris Brown

Floris Brown is an award-winning poet from Worcester. There he works as a computer literacy trainer for adult blind, partially sighted and sighted people at the Institute for the Blind in Worcester. He has published 34 books of poetry, his latest is Op Pad Met Afrikaans published by Cordis Trust. He has also published five anthologies for the Breedevallery Poetry Society, of which he is Chairman. He has performed his poetry on numerous television shows, as well as festivals around the country. In 2012 he received two Cordis Trust Awards – Order Van Die Kruik and Order Van Die Goue Pen, and in 2013, the Worcester Rotary Club presented him with a Merit Award for promoting Afrikaans.