You have to celebrate the victories, right? Well, I spent a couple of months earlier this year sending out various… Read more Celebrating Storyfest: a 3-day festival of spoken-word
The image which is ‘contained by a form’ in any kind of artwork makes sense of the creative process.
I’ve come across a lost of interesting commentary recently about how much of their ‘workday’ a writer actually spends on… Read more Getting organised
Where is slam poetry positioned in relation to other literary forms and movements? Spoken-word deserves a legitimate place alongside other contemporary movements, if not merely for its popularity, then for its fascinating combination of the ancient with the avant-garde.
How I rewrote the classic fairytale for women of today
It’s a word that’s always controversial. It’s a word that appears briefly in my latest poem, except I’m really not… Read more On using the word “C***” in a poem
First in the SlamCraft series, I show you how to explore your materials: Spoken words .
Here’s a poem I wrote back in my early twenties, in homage to one of my favourite people, and poets,… Read more drive-by
I’m excited to start a blog project that’s been swimming around in my mind for a long time now: SLAMCRAFT.… Read more SlamCraft is coming
Some ideas take longer than others. The idea for my next performance poem has been 5 years in the making…… Read more What to do with an idea