Niall O'Sullivan

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

Why Every Poet Uses “Poet Voice”

If someone came up and started talking a poem at you how would you know it was a poem? – David Antin If there is a style of reading that is widely held to ridicule it is the Poet Voice – a highly affected method that signifies “I AM READING A POEM”. While practioners of […]

Missive 27/11/12

The change of season has finally elicited a bit of a cleanup of this website. Gone are the hominid skulls and primate portraits; the multimedia section has been replaced by sidebar feeds for my Youtube and SoundCloud accounts; the yellow typewritten logo has been crushed into a ball and bounced off the outside rim of […]

Sonnet Hack Pamphlet Launch

Hello all, hope the build up to the holiday is going well for you. This is just a brief note to invite you, dear reader, to the launch of the Sonnet Hack pamphlet. The pamphlet itself (the first publication on the new flipped eye “flap” pamphlet series) won’t be officially available until December the 16th, […]

Todd Moore 14/11/1937 – 12/3/2010

I had the honour of hanging out with Todd Moore for a couple of days when he came over to London a few years back. All I really knew of Todd Moore was from the terse Dillinger vignettes that appeared regularly in Tim Wells’s Rising magazine. The poems seemed to scan the contents of a moment, much […]

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