John Gohorry read poems from his new collection On the Blue Cliff (Dark Age Press) as well as his previous publications including Forty-Eight Gates (Dark Age Press). He also talked about the influence of Zen Buddhism on his work.
Poetry ID have created a pamphlet of poems specially written as part of the first George Orwell festival. Details of how to obtain a download or hard copy are here. If you happen to be visting Letchworth during the festival, which runs in mid-September, you can also buy copies from David’s bookshop or at the Poetry reading 7:30pm on 15th September – details here.
Shoestring Press have just (May 2011) published my pamphlet ‘A Manager’s Dog’. It’s a sequence of 18 poems in which the faithful guardian/supporter/gofer tells of his master’s rise to power in the hierarchy of a business organisation, and how he himself contributes to it. But what happens when the manager reaches the pinnacle of success? Readers familiar with the patterns of tragedy will be able to predict the consequences no doubt for the manager….but what about the dog? It’s ISBN: 978 1 907356 25 3 price £5 from Shoestring Press or through any discerning bookshop.