First there was Bang Said The Gun London, then Bang Said The Gun Manchester, soon there were Bang Said The Gun films broadcast on Channel 4 and this September comes MUD WRESTLING WITH WORDS the Bang Said The Gun book bursting at the spine with the cream of the spoken word scene.
This is the year of spoken word. Rob Auton is the funniest man in Britain. Kate Tempest won the Ted Hughes prize. Hollie McNish went viral and clocked over 2million YouTube views of her poems. They are all in this book. So is Jon Hegley, so is Murray Lachlan Young, Ian McMillan, Luke Wright, Matt Harvey, Nia Barge, Jo Bell, Tim Clare, Inua Ellams, Salena Godden, Peter Hayhoe, Elvis McGonagall, Ian McMillan, Adrian Mealing, Molly Naylor, John Osborne, Dave Viney and Byron Vincent. Not forgetting Bang Said The Gun architects Dan Cockrill and Martin Galton.
THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT POETRY BOOK IN 45 YEARS.
“We have dragged poetry kicking and screaming into the 21st Century” says Dan Cockrill
“The night is a rollercoaster of emotion. It’s loud and raucous, as political as it’s trivial as serious as it’s funny,” says Martin Galton, “it’s like a rabid poetry mongrel and we have captured the best of that and put it in the book.”
PRE ORDER YOUR COPY NOW AND GET IT FIRST.
The official launch night is Thursday 12th September 2013 at The Roebuck, Great Dover Street, London SE1 at 8pm.
We will ship all pre-orders on Monday 9th Sept. First Class. What are you waiting for? You can still order using the buttons below of course:
“Bang Said The Gun is a vortex of energy and enthusiasm”
“Like all the best things in life, Bang Said The Gun is done with commitment, belief and passion, and Mud Wrestling With Words is written proof.”
“The death of poetry.”