Monthly Archives: July 2015

A postcard from England: Janine Booth – guest poet 3rd August

Janine Booth ( is a poet, trade unionist, author and lefty campaigner from the UK. As ‘The Big J’, Janine was part of the 1980s ‘ranting poetry’ movement, and last year took up the muse again, publishing a poetry book, … Continue reading

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Monday 27th July guest poets Zarina Zabrisky and Simon Rogghe

The theme is The Harsh Light of Day. Zarina Zabrisky and Simon Rogghe write merging voices and genres and travel around the US and Europe, performing poetry to music, blending choreography and visual arts to create literary theater shows. Their … Continue reading

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Guest poet 20th July – Adeena Karasick

Adeena Karasick is a New York based poet, performer, cultural theorist and media artist and the author of seven books of poetry and poetics. Writing at the intersection of Conceptualism and neo-Fluxus performatics, her urban, Jewish feminist mashups have been … Continue reading

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Para todos los gatos negros

by Rethabile Masilo It has not been known for inns to bury their dead, even when death occurs inside the establishment; in the morning, after having brought people in by the wheel-barrow the night before, the owner shoos them all … Continue reading

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Guest poet at SpokenWord Monday 13th July – Rita Malikonyte Mockus

Rita Malikonyte Mockus, born in Lithuania, is a classically trained pianist who has studied philosophy and creative writing and has a degree in art history. Her poetry has appeared in Salos (Sviesa Press, Lithuania). She was a featured vocal performer … Continue reading

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