Stay Close – A poem for the East End Film Festival

In text and projection a mix of history and whisper, shadow and reflection appear on walls and mirrors in the foyer of the Andaz hotel, Liverpool Street, 4th – 12th July.   Go to East End Film Festival website for more… Jan Noble was poet in residence for the 2010 East End Film Festival. Extracts from his poem,Continue reading “Stay Close – A poem for the East End Film Festival”

This arrived the other day…

The photograph that is. Perhaps I should explain… I sent 34 postcards from my holiday. I wrote a single stanza from a long poem on each of them. The poem contained 34 stanzas. The poem was divided up between 34 recipients who each received a different stanza on a postcard. The whole poem is nowContinue reading “This arrived the other day…”

Toward Grand Central

Novelist Zina Rohan reads an extract from a long poem – a half-fictionalised commentary on the affair between the poets George Barker and Elizabeth Smart. Both published an account of their relationship: on one side an out of print novel and on the other a highly acclaimed novella. This poem does not set out toContinue reading “Toward Grand Central”