Journey Works

“…It’s time we left this land of stoats and toads this kingdom of weasels this province of voles …” from Body 115 #journeyworks photo: Meghan Desmond 09 SEPT | ITALY Studio Carlo Rea Via Petrara 62024 Matelica Marche, Italia 19:00 h 29 SEPT | MARGATE  101 Social 101 Northdown Rd, Margate, CT9 2QY 18:00 hContinue reading “Journey Works”

London to Milan, Newcastle to New York…

Friends, I will be giving a first draft reading of a newly commissioned ‘journey work’ on the opening night of the Stoke Newington Literary Festival, Friday 7 June 2019.  This new poetic monologue, commissioned by Professor Maggie Rose of Università degli Studi di Milano, will be adapted for the stage and showcased in Milan in 2020.Continue reading “London to Milan, Newcastle to New York…”

Festival Internazionale di Poesia di Milano

We performed ‘My Name Is Swan’ with a live slideshow compiled by filmmaker Adam Carr as part of Festival Internazionale di Poesia di Milano at MUDEC. We’ll be taking this event on tour after the film premiere at the East End Film Festival on 25th June. We’re doing a reading and Q&A at Teatro FilodrammaticiContinue reading “Festival Internazionale di Poesia di Milano”

Some Italian facts about swans…

The last known ‘breeding pair’ of Italian swans were spotted on Lake Como in 1974. Their union had been blessed by the church in 1969. It was later discovered that both swans were in fact male. The church declined to comment. It is believed the poet Dante once fell in love and proposed to aContinue reading “Some Italian facts about swans…”

“Assemblage de choses de meme nature au nombre de douze” or 12 poems in 12 books in 1 box

  “Assemblage de choses de même nature au nombre de douze” Twelve signed & numbered limited edition 7″ single poem paperback books in a single box Product Dimensions: 21 x 21 x 5 cm Contains 12 x 7″ paperback books Publisher: Not Your Average Type (12 Jan 2011) ISBN-13: 978-1907513-12-1 RRP: £121 Buy Now Free Epub editionContinue reading ““Assemblage de choses de meme nature au nombre de douze” or 12 poems in 12 books in 1 box”