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GUEST BLOG: Ash Dickinson – From Slinky to Strange

Never Mind The Bloodaxe – Here’s Salena Godden…

Out Now: Joyriding the Storm by Vanessa Kisuule

'The best performance poet in the UK' - Dan Holloway Vanessa Kisuule is a rising star of British poetry. She has won several slams including Farrago School’s Out Slam Champion 2010, Poetry Rivals 2011, Next Generation Slam 2012, and SLAMbassadors... Continue Reading →

Musing On The Origins Of Burning Eye

I realised today that it is now three years since I started paying attention to poetry again. Until the summer of 2009 I had been ignoring poetry, and I mean completely, utterly ignoring poetry, for over a decade. All poetry. I... Continue Reading →

Feedback and Reviews

We have had some wonderful feedback on Ash Dickinson's SLINKY ESPADRILLES so far after just a few days out in the world. If you have enjoyed the book then why not help us out with a review on Amazon or... Continue Reading →

James Bunting

James Bunting Performs Conkers James Bunting is co-editing an anthology of the best young British Performance poets with fellow poet Jack Dean. It will be published by Burning Eye later this year. Here is James performing his poem "Conkers" in a fine... Continue Reading →

Things We Like #9 – The Delinquent

Edited by Jason King and Jeremy Quinn is a thrice a year kind of affair that mixes poetry, visual poetry, flash fiction and not quote so flash but still very short fiction with a few pieces of photography and artwork thrown into each edition... Continue Reading →

Things We Like #6 Chapbooks & Pamphlets

There is something about a chapbook or pamphlet. Something concise and satisfying. Something in the thrill of discovering something new whether that is the first foray into print of a new voice or finding an artist exploring something that would... Continue Reading →

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