Really excited to see Kitch longlisted for the 2019 Republic of Consciousness Prize. “The second novel by the poet, academic, musician and Renaissance man Anthony Joseph takes the life of Lord Kitchener, the calypso singer who wrote “London is the Place for me”, and turns it into a richly textured first-person narrative. This is voice-driven writing which explores how to

I’m really excited to share the new single from my forthcoming ‘People of the Sun’ album. ‘On the Move’ is yet another work of complex genius from composer/producer Jason Yarde, this was one of the most difficult songs to play for the band, and for me to find a way into, lyrically. It was like a knot, but eventually I did find a way in. The lyrics are based on

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be heading out on tour with my new novel Kitch this summer. Thanks to the Arts Council who were kind enough to grant me my second touring award and to Speaking Volumes for putting it all together. The first event is on this Sunday at Keats House, London. The Kitch Tour Anthony Joseph embarks on series of UK and US events exploring the legacy

Composers: A. Joseph/J. Yarde Produced by Jason Yarde Recorded, mixed by Jordan Kouby Recorded in San Souci, Trinidad Art work by Ozy Merrique Vocals : Anthony Joseph Saxophone : Jason Yarde Drums : David Bitan Bass : Andrew John Keyboard : Florian Pellissier Guitar : Kiwan Landreth Smith Percussions : Modupe Onilu  

 My book on Lord Kitchener is being published by Peepal Tree Press on June 21 to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the Empire Windrush’s arrival at Tilbury. Much more info to come on this, but for now here’s the cover and description… KITCH Combining factual biography with the imaginative structure and investment in language of the novel, Anthony Joseph fully engages with the world he recreates, and by presenting a multifaceted view from


Oct 2017

Peepal Tree!

I’m really excited to announce that Peepal Tree Press are publishing my next two books. I’m truly honoured to be joining what is undoubtedly the most important Caribbean press. More info soon. New Author We’ve also just signed on the dotted line with celebrated British-Trinidadian author Anthony Joseph. We’ll be publishing two of his books. One is a fictional biography of Lord Kitchener called Kitch , and the other is

Sun 5 November 2017 18:00 – 23:00 AST Add to Calendar Kaiso Blues Cafe Woodford Street Port of Spain, Port of Spain Trinidad and Tobago View Map Tickets: UK based poet and musician Anthony Joseph brings his live band to Trinidad for his first ever concert in his homeland at the iconic Kaiso Blues Cafe. Joseph will present music from his celebrated 2016 release Caribbean Roots and will debut songs from his Anthony Joseph and band at Marsden Jazz Festival “A charged mash-up of militant Afrobeat, martial funk and Caribbean polyrhythms that is never less than thrilling.” (Uncut) Full Price :£12 Child (16 and under):£6 When :Sat 7th Oct at 4:00pm (Ends – 5:30pm) Where :Marsden Royal British Legion