Le Bordel de la Poésie “Blue Angel” event was a great success, with stunning performances by poets, pianists, painters, and literary prostitutes in a luxury Parisian duplex. Below you can enjoy a selection of photos but, if you’re curious, be sure to check out the full album, signed Romain Chocart.
Click through to read about Florida Man and Electrovulva.
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If like me you are fascinated and intrigued by the super-heroic antics of Florida Man, two of my latest poems on the theme are online at The Opiate, alongside some stellar writing by Malik Crumpler and Samuél Lopez-Barrantes. Check it out and follow the magazine on Facebook and Twitter if you want some meaty, narcotic writing in your feeds.
The third poem, Hug Drugs, will be featured in the volume 9 Spring print issue, which you can pick up or order online on The Opiate’s website.
Wonderful production by Steve Nahaj, who partied with us on Nuit Blanche to capture these wicked shots of Paris by Night. “The Museum of Miniatures” is featured in my collection Dawn of the Algorithm (check the side-bar!), and the second poem will be included in a chapbook I am currently working on, 100% about Florida Man’s and Florida Woman’s adventures in Florida, in collaboration with fellow poet Cecilia Llompart.
Check out the Runaway Poets series for some quality spoken word and a glimpse into the lives of writers across the world.
Two of my more dark and distressing poems, Nightlogic and S.E.T.I., are online in issue 10 of Those That This, an excellent underground literary magazine curated by fellow poet and spoken-word artist Malik Crumpler.
Malik has been curating fantastic poetry, music, and visual media for a number of years, and the fruits of his work are all free to browse, so be do yourself a favour and check it out.
My short poem Vertigo didn’t make the cut for the 2016 Postcard Prize in poetry, but you can check out selected works on the Field Office Agency’s Flicker account. A beautifully diverse range of poetry, all short and otherworldly. Be sure the check out the winner and finalists here.
I will be reading a selection of space-themed poems at this multi-platform art exhibition at the amazing Favela Chic bar just around the corner from Place de la République. An homage to Bowie through visual arts, literature, and good old-fashioned partying.
Entry is free, the vibe is good, and the amazing artists, including visual creator Fan Aha, are all of the geektastic variety.