Emerging poet Helen Isserlis talks to Books Editor Esmé Clifford Astbury
Bad Language’s spoken word event takes an evening in the pub into a realm of uncertainty and suprise
As he nears the end of his degree, Jay Meros looks back on three years of fast food (through haiku)
Get yourself to a real live speaking words event
…that this pissy and ungourmet coffee undercompensates for a last night on the tiles and the bourbon with the boys.
Closer by the rain
This is Manchester
Each day opens slowly | but the nights are folded up | and concentrated.
Annie Muir finds manuscripts worth pressing up against the glass for, at the William Blake exhibition
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The anniversary of Plath’s death is a chance to reflect again on the reciprocity of these two factions
We are whole countries caught in cotton