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Drew Cox’ Stunning film based on Maskboy by James Wheale You can read a sample of Maskboy can here: And the book is of course available from The Burning Eye Book Store.

A Great Review: “Maskboy is a wake up call… An extremely powerful work”

We have had a good run of reviews lately. For Mairi Campbell-Jack's This Is A Poem, Ray Antrobus's Shapes & Disfigurements, for Rhyming Thunder, Sally Jenkinson's Sweat-borne Secrets.  On Wednesday May 22 James Wheale performed his one man show Maskboy... Continue Reading →

James Wheale’s Maskboy. Wardrobe Theatre Bristol. Weds 22 May. Be There. and if you collar James after the show and buy him a drink he might just sell you a signed copy of his rather beautiful book. What? Yes of course you can buy one now. Just go here. My,... Continue Reading →

Maskboy Video Showcases James Wheale’s Triumphant Debut

This video shows a slightly earlier version of Maskboy - the title poem from James Wheale's recently released Burning Eye collection. Enjoy. Maskboy is available from Burning Eye or from Amazon or

Maskboy Goes to London

After successfully outings in Leeds and Bristol, James Wheale takes his live performance of his new Burning Eye book, Maskboy to London. He is just one of the amazing acts at Flea Circus at the Dogstar. Doors 7.30 only £5!... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Maskboy by James Wheale. This book is a Time Machine…

Here at Burning Eye we know how to round off a week. No better way than with a book. so here its is Burning Eye book number TEN. Yes ten, and it is a beauty and it goes by the... Continue Reading →

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