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Posts Tagged ‘poetry’

An interview with Jacob Denno, editor of poetry and illustration magazine Popshot

Popshot has launched a limited edition range of prints featuring the best artwork from five issues of its seminal poetry and illustration magazine. Find out more about Popshot's Printshop here!

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Popshot is a wonderful poetry and illustration magazine and editor Jacob Denno once wrote for me, what is ed so when he contacted me recently about his new limited edition print range it seemed the perfect opportunity to find out a bit more about his inspiring ventures.

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What inspired you to set up Popshot magazine and what was your aim?
The magazine was born out of a slight frustration at the way in which poetry magazines were presenting themselves and ultimately, presenting poetry. I loved reading poetry but couldn't find a single magazine on the shelves of Borders that was stimulating that passion. Most of them were a dark sea of Times New Roman font that made poetry really difficult to engage with. The aim was to… read more

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Larmer Tree Festival 2011 Review, Friday: Bellowhead, Russell Kane, Yoga, Bane

There was a plethora of music and activities to enjoy on Friday at Larmer Tree Festival: loved one man drama Bane, folk from Goodnight Lenin, Bellowhead and Kidnap Alice... and quiffed comedian Russell Kane rocked my world.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Russell Kane by Finn O’Brien. We woke up early on Friday at Larmer Tree Festival, order baked out of our tent by the brilliant sunshine… and turned up to witness […]

Celebrate your inner gawker as Sideshow Stories kicks off Yarn Fest storytelling festival

Cozy up to the oddball in you with Sideshow Stories, the art and poetry exhibition giving a nod to the good old tradition of point-and-stare. Bearded ladies, strongmen and a lot of tattoos and body hair illustrated by Antonia Parker, Genie Espinosa, Avril Kelly and Mina Bach.

Written by Jessica Furseth

The bearded lady by Genie Espinosa It’s a bunch of freaks, cheapest really, online that are lining the walls of ‘The Social’ venue right now. The big mustaches, case the […]

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Circus Bookazine Launch and London Blog Slam

Circus, the bloggers' bookazine issue numburo uno focuses on fashion, but the focus of the bloggers in their promotional spectacular blog off was not so focused.

Written by Jenny Robins

The crowd at circus bookazine blog slam, see buy minimalist cake catering, Asahi etc. the awesome tights belong to Muireann Carey-Campbell of Bangs and a Bun. Amelia judged and I […]

Sunrise Off Grid 2010: Festival Review

The Sunrise Off Grid festival took place in late August - here's our review of this very special kind of festival.

Written by Tiger Lily Raphael

Triumph Inspiration Award Xu Yi All photography by Amelia Gregory. So, information pills you’re a sports celebrity, buy but your sporting career has long since ended. What to do to […]

An interview with Think Act Vote

Amelia's Magazine talks to Think Act Vote about their Photobooths and their plans for Vintage at Goodwood this weekend...

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Most bands have a shelf life, purchase especially the ones who are hyped. Although a review like “The first band in a decade to lay serious claim to the Stone […]

Album Review: Villagers – Becoming a Jackal

Conor J. O'Brien of Villagers has been compared to Bright Eyes and Elliott Smith, but this Irish singer songwriter has a charm all his own.

Written by Amelia Gregory
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Lazy Gramophone Press: The Book of Apertures

The Book of Apertures is the new release from arts collective Lazy Gramophone. Hannah Osborne attended the launch night.

Written by Hannah Osborne

All Images Courtesy of African Apparel After recieving African Apparel’s Freddie Mercury T-shirt for Christmas I became interested in the company. I liked the playful name and the artwork that […]

London Climate Camp 09: The Music

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Written by Katie Weatherall

Having spearheaded the new London folk scene with their debut album, there medical Noah and the Whale are back with their hands full up, releasing a new single, album and […]

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Latitude: The Festival Preview Series

Latitude Festival Suffolk, I view, you view, we view, pre-view

Written by Roisin Conway

Amongst a sea of nodding heads I can barely tread water enough to get a glimpse of tonight’s support man Ulrich Schnauss. All the way from the banks of the […]