This is what I wanted to give you…

This is beyond fantastic. If you like Scott Walker’s Plastic Palace People this will make your head swivel off your shoulders.  – Cathi Unsworth This setting of poetry by Jan Noble is a new song cycle from Donna McKevitt, the youngest contemporary composer to have her opus number one, Translucence, released on a major classical label. HerContinue reading “This is what I wanted to give you…”

The East End Film Festival’s Day of Refuge

I’ll be hosting a spoken word event as part of the East End Film Festival’s Day of Refuge. It will feature readings of poetry addressing refugee issues, and life stories written by residents of the Calais refugee camp. Guests include: Deanna Rodgers, M. Omer AKA Dream, Tahir Zaman. With photography by camp residents curated by GideonContinue reading “The East End Film Festival’s Day of Refuge”

Swan at the Stoke Newington Literary Festival

I’ll be debuting a new, spoken-word poem entitled Swan at this year’s Stoke Newington Literary Festival. Saturday, 4th Jun, 2016, 7pm – 9pm Old Bowling Green, Clissold Park, London, N16 Buy Tickets Travels Through The Urban Countryside: Above, Below and Beyond – Part 2 Readings, discussion and poetry navigating meteorological, psychogeographic and emotional landscapes in an openContinue reading “Swan at the Stoke Newington Literary Festival”