Category Archives: Prose

CALL FOR ENTRIES! ROUNDHOUSE POETRY SLAM! DEADLINE TUESDAY 24TH JULY!

Are you young? 16-25 young? Do you write words? Hmm? You like similies, imagery, metaphors? Do you often say these words out loud, A Capella, with or without the use of humour/rhyme/rhythm, at/to other people, as a means to express a … Continue reading

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As Seen On Youtube: Shane Koyczan’s ‘Beethoven.’

You may not know this, but I love me some Shane Koyczan. The night he performed at Poejazzi was probably one of my favourite nights ever. There are few spoken word artists who have mastered rhythm, humor and vocal volume. … Continue reading

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As Seen On Youtube: Paper Tiger’s ‘Green Hill Zone//Soumi Shuffle’

Leeds based Live Future band Paper Tiger are amazeballs. We offer as evidence: a seven minute mash up of their track Green Hill Zone (out on JuslikeMusic Records and unfortunately not a cover of the famous Sonic the Hedgehog Level Soundtrack) with unreleased demo … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Raymond Antrobus’ ‘My Poems’

My poems don’t understand me; they get jealous when I look at other poems in magazines. I tell my poems time is getting on and we’ve got to be better if we’re going to make this work. My poems blame … Continue reading

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Poejazzi Presents: The King’s Will Plus Support, Dec 13 at C.A.M.P

We can think of no better way to end the Year Of The Poet (Verse 2) than a performance of possibly the most ambitious spoken word/electronica album of recent years. Ladies and Gentlemen; it’s the début gig of The King’s Will’s As The … Continue reading

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MEGATON NO 3: MUSA OKWONGA HOSTS POEJAZZI’S 5TH

Our third and final Megaton Announcement: Musa Okwonga -member of acclaimed poetry group A Poem Inbetween People, Author of critically lauded football books A Cultured Left Foot and Will You Manage, one half of electro outfit The King’s Will, face … Continue reading

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And In Other News: Paula Varjack Tours the UK

Our favourite bespectacled poet from Germany and co-founder of the excellent Anti-Slam, Paula Varjack, will be touring the UK this autumn. Paula possesses spades of wit, humour, and a pleasantly offbeat style of poetry, so do yourselves all kinds of … Continue reading

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My art is a house party

This blog was prompted by a tweet from Amelia Ideh (@putmeonit): “I so dearly wish more artists could differentiate between people not liking their music and not liking them.” It really got me thinking, which is why I’m typing this … Continue reading

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Poejazzi’s 5th Anniversary Feat Cornelia, MistaGee

Poejazzi, hailed by the Southbank Centre as “London’s premier poetry and music night”, celebrates its 5th anniversary with a brilliant array of talent. There will be music from Cornelia, the Swedish singer-songwriter whose beautiful blend of folk and electronica has been praised by Flying … Continue reading

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Poejazzi: This sunday at Volupte lounge. Come Down!

Hi all, by now you know the drill…the line-up is fantastic, consisting of Nii Aykwei Parkes, Commonwealth Prize-nominated writer and poet; and Paul Cree and Sean Mahoney, two poets from the free-flowing, fast-rising poetry collective The Rubix Collective.  There’ll also be a solo flute … Continue reading

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