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

   Liner notes … Windrush: A Celebration at the Barbican, London. Photograph: Emile Holba/EFG London jazz festival A large proportion of the British artists who have played at the London jazz festival in the past 26 years can trace their ancestry back to the Windrush generation, so it seems fitting for the festival to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Empire Windrush’s arrival. Tonight’s event, curated by Trinidadian poet and novelist Anthony Joseph,

Earlier this week I went to Worldwide FM to do a special National Poetry Day Mix. Its online now. Some jazz poetry, some rapso, some Brother Resistance, some LKJ, all poetry. Do your part to spread and share the words of these poets.


Sep 2018

The new video for “Bandit School”filmed in Trinidad and featuring the mighty 3 Canal has its world premier today on Le Monde. Much love  and grtatitudesto Matthew Mora the director, Damian Whiskey, the Midnight Robber, the band and to everyone else involved!!

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 running a very special 10 week Creative Writing course combining poetry and fiction with my colleague and award winning novelist Jonathan Kemp later this summer. Definitely recommended for anyone who wants to improve their writing. Spread the word! Only 8 spaces available. Facebook Event Page and Contact Info This ten week short course is an opportunity to develop your writing of both prose and poetry with two professional writers


Apr 2017

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