Monthly Archives: March 2011

Funny lonely vicious

With SpokenWord at maximum capacity, 3 rounds of poetry/stories/songs/stand up and the Culture Rapide packed out… With the BBC and Lonely Planet writing about us… With Xander and Sophie and Naomi’s books coming out… With the Strangers in Paris anthology … Continue reading

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The new wave of Parisian literature

BBC & Lonely Planet mention of the SpokenWord scene in Paris, with photo of SpokenWord at Culture Rapide.

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Alberto's boxer monologue

Dedicated to my boxers in Writers get Violent, who really beat the shit out of each other: To you the boxers, to whom the gong sounds always unexpectedly, to whom the stool slides out from under your ass, unexpectedly, like … Continue reading

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Kathleen Spivack reading 15th March

I’ve been working with Kathleen Spivack as my writing coach for 5 years. She’s great, and won the Allen Ginsberg Memorial Poetry Prize last year. Blurb below from Village Voice bookshop’s website. KATHLEEN SPIVACKA History of YearningTuesday, March 15th at … Continue reading

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SPOKEN WORD 28 FEBRUARY REPORT & Video footage from Writers Get Violent

by Alberto Crowded Spoken Word, we are starting earlier but we always finish at Midnight! Igor Limansky, first time on our stage, opens it: “We are drunk and naked, dancing by the light of non-decision in shoes made perfect by … Continue reading

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