Deliverance on BBC Radio 3

Deliverance is the title of our brand new documentary about women. It'll be broadcast on  on BBC radio 3 - Feb 28th. This is how it came about. Some years ago the artist  Kate Daudy captivated me Read more [...]

Clear as Black and White. Two Reasons Exhibit B Must be Banned (or Not)

Sara Myers ( or Sar'z Myers)  has petitioned to ban Exhibit-B from The Barbican because, she says, it is “an exercise in white racial privilege”.  At time of writing Myers has 15,000 press-to-send-protestors: Read more [...]

The Greatest Poetry Slam on Earth

Grahamstown sits in a valley of mist in the Eastern Cape.  A few weeks ago Lebo Mashile and I attended the first ever South African National Poetry Slam Final. We watched with widening eyes, mouths Read more [...]

Southbank Celebrates Mandela’s Birthday.

Leading writers, poets, musicians, performers and spoken word artists photographed on Wednesday 18 September, ahead of a sold out event at Southbank Centre in Nelson Mandela’s honour, where they read Read more [...]