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Shameera Nair Lin talks to the National Poetry Prize winning poet Marvin Thompson about his musical inspirations, exploring British colonial violence and racism in his work, the lack of representation in nature writing and conquering poetic forms like the villanelle.
Read More “Interview with prize-winning poet Marvin Thompson: ‘I’m used to living in a world where those who have been lauded down the centuries don’t look like me.’”
Multiple voices, viewpoints and experiences combine to make Marvin Thompson’s poetry collection, Road Trip, a powerful, sensitive and unforgettable read, writes our contributor, Shameera Nair Lin.
Read More “Road Trip by Marvin Thompson – the start of a long and beautiful journey”
Rebecca Tamás’ essay collection, Strangers, is an ambitious, moving exploration of the human place in the natural world.
Read More “Strangers by Rebecca Tamás – a pertinent exploration of the eco-political landscape”
Virginie Despentes’ King Kong Theory is an angry and passionate manifesto against late capitalist patriarchy, a story about sexual assault and trauma that centres the survivor.
Read More “King Kong Theory by Virginie Despentes, translated by Frank Wynne – a pertinent and impassioned manifesto”
Mary Higgins and Ell Potter devise and perform in Fitter, a show based on interviews with trans men, cis men and male presenting people, aged from 8 to 102, discussing their views on relationships and desire.
Read More “Fitter at Soho Theatre”