Tag Archives: Mike Garry

Regarde le chou: getting a taste for Cabbage with Joe Martin

Performance poet turned guitarist/singer Joe Martin was between a band rehearsal and a couple of train rides that would take him over the North Yorkshire border when I called him. But when I let on that a version of our interview … Continue reading

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St Anthony: An Ode to Anthony H. Wilson

I’ve probably said this before, but I don’t tend to do plugs on this blog. But this is a project I feel deserves wider recognition, involving a touching tribute to Anthony H. Wilson, the mouthpiece-turned-icon for so much great music … Continue reading

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Picture the poet, greet the griot – the Benjamin Zephaniah interview

When I spoke to Benjamin Zephaniah earlier this week, he was between a BBC radio interview and two days lecturing at West London’s Brunel University. The Lincolnshire-based dub poet, author and activist was then heading back for another radio broadcast … Continue reading

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Three Poets Walk Into a Club …

IF YOU still reckon poetry’s all about stuffy old school textbooks or finger-in-the-ear performance nights upstairs at your local boozer, think on. For away from the quieter corners in Waterstone’s and uni lecture rooms, there’s evidence that this ancient art … Continue reading

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