A poem of mine, Mifune, is published in issue 80 of The Rialto, which is available to order from here. The first thing I’d like to say about this poem is that I have no plans for it to appear anywhere else, ever. It will certainly not appear in a second collection. The second thing I’d […]
‘Seasonal Cartoon’ is a draft poem I wrote, I think, about two years ago, originally with linebreaks. These were removed in order to make it a narrow, column-like paragraph, a shape it now seems to have lost through being copied between various documents. The title has also been revised a few times. Here’s the version […]
I’m in Hong Kong working for a month and I’ve created a sort of daily mini-writing project to go along with it. It’s called Hong Kong Zuihitsu. (Digital phototouching credit: Someone who shall remain nameless).
The Mimic Octopus is a new anthology of the imitative and derivative from 13 Pages, edited by Richard Osmond and Will Harris, with illustrations by Aisha Farr. It includes a poem by Anthony Adler which mimics the form and content of my ‘Near Extremes’ poems from School of Forgery, as well as a contribution of […]
I’d like to write something every now and then about poems I’ve had published in the past, since at the time I hardly said anything, and because most of the online and offline publications that have posted or printed something of mine are well worth further exploration. BODY, for instance, is a seriously international publication […]
**Update** Link to the poem read out on Radio 3 I’m peripherally involved in the South Bank Centre’s Pull Out All The Stops organ festival/extravaganza. I’ve written one poem which is currently on display in the Clore Ballroom as part of a free exhibition that runs until 13th April. It’s loaded into a typewriter! I’ll […]
Five poems of mine are published online in the latest issue of The Harlequin. Here’s the optional commentary track: Ash is the third of four ‘between-element’ poems to be published. The first two were Dust in The New Statesman and Steam in The White Review. Ash is the element between fire and air, and like […]
Dr Fulminare has to go somewhere on the front cover of Coin Opera 2. So I started drawing him in Flash. The right-most one is where I’ve ended up. Could be worse, I guess.
Version 2 of the cover for Battalion
Version 1 of the cover for Battalion