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.
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.
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
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
I had a great question from a punter after my performance at M-Arts last weekend. (You can watch the live… Read more What comes first: rhythm or words?