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
17th July 2019
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.
8th July 2019