Niall O'Sullivan

high brow, low brow, none of that stuff in the middle

Darius Simpson & Scout Bostley – Lost Voices

In a recent Vice article about Spoken Word, Lisa Mead, the artistic director of Apples and Snakes, spoke of a genre of poetry common to US Youth Slams, “I went to the States recently, and they have this youth slam competition there called Brave New Voices, […]There is a particular style that is very prevalent […]

Who will protect us from poetry’s protectors?

I don’t know how you whippersnappers reel off your blogs so quickly, so I arrive at the pitchfork party for Nathan A Thompson a little late. Earlier, a wave of virtual sabers were shaken throughout the twittersphere after Thompson’s ill informed and reference free diatribe against Slam appeared in today’s Independent. Most of us started […]

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