I'm pleased to report that I have a poem in Poetry & All That Jazz for the second year running. Poetry & All That Jazz is an annual magazine that's edited by Barry Smith and published in association with the Festival of Chichester and the South Downs Poetry Festival. I'll be in terrific company once again, as this year's issue also includes work by the likes of Louis de Bernières, Matthew Sweeney and Frieda Hughes.
There's a launch reading scheduled for 9th June, starting at 4.30 p.m, at the John Harvey Tavern in Lewes, offering a blend of poetry and jazz. I won't be able to get there myself, but it's sure to be an excellent event for anyone who can make it along.
In 1991 I made the decision to spend more of my time concentrating on the thing that fulfilled me … More