Aidan Andrew Dun spent his childhood and adolescence in the West Indies and knew his calling for poetry from an early age. Returning to London as a teenager to live with his inspirational grandmother, dancer Marie Rambert, he attended Highate School but left without A-levels. After several years travelling the world with a guitar Aidan was drawn back to London to explore the psychogeography of Kings Cross, a magnet to other visionaries before him. Vale Royal (published by Goldmark, 1995) written and recited in the form of a quest, dreams of transforming an urban wasteland into a transcultural zone of canals at the heart of London. Vale Royal was launched to critical acclaim at the Royal Albert Hall and earned him the title ‘Voice of Kings Cross’.
Having published his second epic poem Universal – India Cantos(Goldmark) in 2002 he embarked on an American tour, reading…
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