Delving into iPhone Notes Poetry is a bit like going down a rabbit hole littered with persistent f*ck boy word vomit, Gabbie Hanna’s crimes against literature (see: Adultolescence), and some genuinely actually quite good stuff. […]
John Keats was one of the key figures within the second wave of romantic poets – alongside the likes of Lord Byron and Percy Shelley – and he is remembered as one of the most […]
Isabel Ralphs reviews Arlo Parks’ debut album Collapsed in sunbeams, our first full-length glimpse of a young artist with an extremely promising career ahead of her.
Arts and Culture writer Marjolaine Marsile details important historical figures in both Black History and Black Art. Joséphine Baker The incredible ‘J’ai deux amours, mon pays et Paris‘ was sung by an African-American French woman […]
Arts and Culture writer Madeleine Gauci Green shares some of her favourite Black authors and theatre! Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo Bernadine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other is a polyphonic novel made up of interconnected […]
When I first stumbled across Savannah Brown, it was 2016. She’d gone viral with her slam poetry, the now privatised ‘Hi, I’m a Slut’ marking my first serious foray into fourth-wave feminism. Now, after producing […]
Frank O‘Hara Choice Poem: Une Journee de Juillet Often considered one of the leading figures of the 1950s and 60s ‘New York School’, O’Hara remains a hugely influential poetic voice despite his tragically short life. […]
Ejiro Obonobor describes his experiences at The Scribe’s Open Mic Night
Arts & Culture editor Delphie Bond interviews Jess Green about her phenomenal success and latest show!
Arts & Culture Editor Delphie Bond reviews Live Wire, a spoken word poetry night in Leeds.
Simon Armitage, Professor of Poetry at the University of Leeds, has been announced as the UK’s new Poet Laureate. Taking over the 351-year-old role from Dame Carol Ann Duffy, Professor Armitage is set to become […]
It’s a long-running joke amongst spoken word artists that the phrase “Slam Poetry” is an oxymoron, or at the very least an exaggeration. Call something a slam and people will picture two poets facing off […]