I have a doomy disaster poem – Bolsonaro, Lorca, extinction, palm oil, tar sands, too much erosion, St Augustine (huh?) – in the Poetics for the More-Than-Human World anthology, up at Dispatches from the Poetry Wars, edited by Mary Newell, Bernard Quetchenbach, and Sarah Nolan, and dedicated to Michael McClure (1932 – 2020) and Jack… Continue reading ’29 Oct 18′ in Poetics for the More-Than-Human World anthology
Scattered Ways: Alonso Quesada translations chapbook (Free Poetry, Boise State, Idaho)
A pamphlet of my translations of the Canarian modernist poet Alonso Quesada’s long poem Scattered Ways [Los Caminos Dispersos, written in the early 1920s but not published until 1944], came out last August on Free Poetry, a chapbook series attached to the creative writing programme at Boise State, Idaho. My thanks to editor Martin Corless-Smith… Continue reading Scattered Ways: Alonso Quesada translations chapbook (Free Poetry, Boise State, Idaho)
R/S Res. & Searching for Jossie
Below are links to both pieces of work from my ASLE 2017 project in collaboration with the artist David Barker Walker, along with a gallery of all the slates David produced for the exhibition part of the work, which was shown at In the Open (Sheffield Institute of Arts), curated by Judith Tucker. Do get… Continue reading R/S Res. & Searching for Jossie
Report on ‘Poetics in Commons’ by Helen Angell in Journal of British & Irish Innovative Poetry!
Somehow I never posted this when it came out: many thanks to Helen Angell for writing up ‘Poetics in Commons: Symposium & Performances’, which I co-organised with Sarah Bernstein at Sheffield in May 2019 (Link to the programme here: PoeticsinCommonsFINAL). Read Helen’s generous report here: Angell H. (2019) “’the fruits of the earth belong to… Continue reading Report on ‘Poetics in Commons’ by Helen Angell in Journal of British & Irish Innovative Poetry!
Poetics in Commons evening readings & performances
Centre for Poetry & Poetics Spring Schedule, Sheffield 2019
PBC Reading, Gulliver’s NQ (Manchester), Sat 9th Feb (4.30pm) w/ Denise Riley, Ágnes Lehóczky & Gareth Twose
Poetry & Translation discussion & readings, Fri 1st Feb, Sheffield
‘Five a Week’ in Blackbox Manifold + review
My long-ish poem, ‘Five a Week’, is out in full in the latest Blackbox Manifold, No. 21 (Winter 2018). As ever, there’s a really good selection of work in the issue; especially to my taste is Katy Lewis Hood’s ‘smoke screen fragments’, which makes lyrical use of coordinates and trig-point measurements, as ways of naming… Continue reading ‘Five a Week’ in Blackbox Manifold + review
Reading at Xing the Line 20 Dec (7.30pm)
poetry: xing the line, 20 Dec, 7.30pm. Dan Eltringham : Beth Hopkins & Andrew Spragg : Samantha Walton. I K L E C T I K, ‘Old Paradise Yard’ 20 Carlisle Lane, SE1 7LG London. Beth Hopkins & Andrew Spragg will be reading from their new Litmus book dogtown: http://www.litmuspublishing.co.uk/Shop/978-0-9927072-8-6 Samantha Walton will be reading from… Continue reading Reading at Xing the Line 20 Dec (7.30pm)