The picture is Gil Scott heron and I in a Times Square hotel where he first said to the nation in my BBC radio documentary (cast on 21st april 2009, Pieces of A Man), that he was back with a new album. This month that album arrives.
I have a pre-release. Mr Heron shall also be
performing at my home The Southbank centre in April as part of his
But of this month: I shall be on stage reciting the Ancient Mariner with Bellowhead
at The Southbank Centre. And I shall be in Northern
Ireland. There's an interesting panel debate called Know Your Place and there’ll be a launch of a book called Red in which I have a poem.
For the year of 2010
I am doing NO poetry readings of my own work in England. I
shall be in other parts of the world but not England. This month
I’m teaching for a week at Arvon for Thrize winners of The Foyle Young
Keep a watch on the BLOG
for offline news online. My book Listener is in the picture on the
left. Click and it takes you to Amazon where you can read a few of the
poems. The picture to the right is by Dominique Brewster.