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Hotel magazine & book publication news

Two new selections from my multi-form book-length poem 'this is no longer entertainment' were recently published on Hotel magazine's online archive.

Established in 2016 and edited by Jon Auman, Thomas Chadwick & Dominic Jaeckle, Hotel is a magazine for new approaches to fiction, non fiction & poetry. The paper version is published bi-annually, while the magazine also maintains a separate online archive updated periodically.

Publication of these cuts (read them here) is accompanied by a brief note on the composition of the poem - in the process announcing that this is no longer entertainment will be published in full by Dostoyevsky Wannabe in 2019.

Dostoyevsky Wannabe is a Manchester-based book publisher operated by Richard Brammer and Victoria Brown, and publishes "independent / experimental / underground things" through a range of imprints. Here's a recent interview with Richard about Dostoyevsky Wannabe's activities, publishing philosophy and muc…

Wretched Strangers

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I'm very happy to be contributing three extracts from my book-length poem 'this is no longer entertainment' to Wretched Strangers, an anthology of contemporary poetry in solidarity with the rights of migrants and refugees everywhere.

Conceived in response to surges of violent British nationalism and political paranoia around borders, Wretched Strangers is edited by Ágnes Lehóczky & JT Welsch, and was published by Boiler House Press on 23 June 2018 (the second anniversary of the EU referendum in the UK).

Coming in at over 300 pages and bringing together innovative poetry from 125 poets around the globe, this is an extraordinary and beautifully-designed book, proceeds from the sales of which will be donated to charities fighting for the rights of refugees.

Wretched Strangers includes work from some incredible poets based in the UK, in Ireland, and elsewhere, such as Caroline Bergvall, Serena Braida, James Byrne, Kimberly Campanello, Iris Colomb, Ailbhe Darcy, Nia Davies, S…