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You can't really put a book on the Internet...

The late, great Ray Bradbury said: “I still love books. Nothing a computer can do can compare to a book. You can’t really put a book on the Internet. 386 more words


Lunar Poetry Shorts #40 - Emily Harrison

David Turner talks to Emily Harrison live at Silence Found a Tongue at I’klectik Artslab in Lambeth, south London. Emily talks about the early influence of her mum over her writing and the similarities between the creative process and living with bipolar. 15 more words


Wellbeing: World Bipolar Day

I’ve never been properly diagnosed, because I’m sure it would be more official, but a doctor once told me I have cyclothymia. It’s a mild form of bipolar disorder, and means that my functioning isn’t as impaired as those who have bipolar type I or II because it consists of mild depression and hypomania. 903 more words


NEW TITLE: I Can't Sleep 'Cause My Bed's on Fire by Emily Harrison

Cheating with an entry I’ve written for Burning Eye Books:

Every now and again a poet will catch my eye – someone who’s work awakens parts of my emotional side that I thought buried. 30 more words


Emily Harrison

Emily Harrison is a young poet who has read at many Stand Up and Spit gigs.
She wasn’t even born when us ranters were gigging but her work and reading style makes her a most welcome addition to the bill. 595 more words


Gigging at the Poetry Library

On 2nd September 2015 we had a Stand Up and Spit exhibition at Poetry Library on the South Bank.
Tim Wells gave a short introduction to ranting poetry and he, Janine Booth and Emily Harrison read. 35 more words


Stand Up and Spit at the Poetry Library

Ranting verse sprang from punk and reggae in the early 1980s.
This grassroots poetry was angry, political, sweary, boozy and funny – a predecessor of the vibrant spoken word of today. 143 more words