REVIEW: NAFEESA HAMID’S ‘BESHARAM’

REVIEW: NAFEESA HAMID’S ‘BESHARAM’

REVIEW: NAFEESA HAMID’S ‘BESHARAM’ BESHARAM BY NAFEESA HAMID Verve Poetry Press ISBN: 978-1 912565 05 4 £9.99/108 pages   Reviewed by Stella Backhouse What intrigues me most about Nafeesa Hamid’s début collection Besharam (One who is shameless) is the innovative...
INTERVIEW: HCE MEETS USAAMA MINHAS

INTERVIEW: HCE MEETS USAAMA MINHAS

AN INTERVIEW WITH USAAMA MINHAS By Prabhjot Kaur     Usaama Minhas is a poet and MC based in London. He started writing in his teens whilst going to school in Boston (Lincolnshire, UK) before leaving to spend a year at an actor training conservatory for...
INTERVIEW: FIRE & DUST MEETS ASH DICKINSON

INTERVIEW: FIRE & DUST MEETS ASH DICKINSON

INTERVIEW: FIRE & DUST MEETS ASH DICKINSON STRANGE KEYS BY ASH DICKINSONBurning Eye Press ISBN 978-1-909136-70-0£9.99/101 pages “on visiting a school, as a ruleremember Indiana Jonesand the Last Crusade when selecting a cup –choose wisely simpler, plainer one its...
INTERVIEW: FIRE & DUST MEETS ROY MCFARLANE

INTERVIEW: FIRE & DUST MEETS ROY MCFARLANE

INTERVIEW: FIRE & DUST MEETS ROY MCFARLANE THE HEALING NEXT TIME BY ROY MCFARLANENine Arches Press ISBN 978-1911027454 £9.99/79 pages Photography credit: Alan Van Wijgerden “[…] Waiting for a meeting, Jim’s memories are stirred by the news of a bomboutside...