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Beat me before I come up with any more crass metaphors

Interview by Dan Holloway – published  November 13, 2010 

A while ago I recommended the really rather fantastic Beat Anthology, the best of the also fantastic site The Beat UK, published by the equally fantastic… 162 more words

#The Beat

Keep it Short, Stupid

War and Peace, when it was a 1,225-page blockbuster rather than a toothsome TV adaptation, was a by-word for long and weighty.

At medical school, one lecturer seemed bent on following in Tolstoy’s footsteps. 197 more words


The Revolution Will Not Be Digitized

Text of my talk at Turl Street Arts Festival, 20 February 2016 in their The Future of Art panel – please come, it will be amazing (It’s at Lincoln College at 11.30). 1,669 more words


Overcooking the Lobster Video

Overcooking the Lobster, performed at Hammer and Tongue, Oxford on February 9th 2016

Oh David Foster Wallace!
Bandanaed Baptist of frat boy angst
Did you spill your milk in the wilderness for this! 249 more words


Ode to Jouissance

The Albion Beatnik Bookstore is my favourite bookshop n the world. And now it is launching a press. Proper City Lights style. And I have the privilege of having one of the first two collections to be published. 250 more words


Dead Poets

Recorded at ~Hammer and Tongue on last night. The full text is here.


How to Write a Bestseller

Tomorrow is Author Day at Futurebook 2015 conference. I won’t be there this year, but I thought I’d share what I would have said if I had been there, a distillation of what I’ve learned from many years of attending writers’ conferences. 30 more words