John Cooper Clarke to appear on Desert Island Discs

entry picture

Veteran punk poet Dr John Cooper Clarke will be appearing on Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs on Sunday 21 July at 11.15am. The Bard of Salford, who started billing himself as Dr after being awarded an honorary doctorate by Salford University  – and why not? – will be interviewed by presenter Lauren Laverne. More details

Read and leave comments (0)

 

News

Chinese poet Yu Yoyo launches first English-language collection

entry picture

A young Chinese poet has published her first book of poetry in English. My Tenantless Body, by Sichuanese poet Yu Yoyo, conveys the distinct and often disturbing aspects of female experience in contemporary Sichuan, with English translations by UK poet AK Blakemore and translator Dave Haysom.

Poe...

Read and leave comments (0)

 

News

RSS feed icon

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message