Anyone lamenting the absence of 'state of the nation' writing to challenge the prevailing political orthodoxy of austerity and hard-nosed welfare reform need despair no longer - Gordon James, The Guardian
Poetry in the defence of the Welfare State from Michael Horowitz, Michael Rosen, Bill Greenwell, Ken Worpole, Debjani Chatterjee, Mario Petrucci, Sebastian Barker, Judith Kazantzis, Victoria Field, Robert Ilson, Barry Tebb, Alexis Lydiard, Julie Whitby, Brenda Williams, Alan Corkish, Jim Bennett, Prakash Kona, Andy Croft, Sally Richards, John O'Donoghue, Peter Street, Tom Kelly, Keith Armstrong, Steve O'Brien, Sam Smith, Alan Dent, David Kessel, N S Thompson, Gwilym Williams (that's me), Alan Morrison (that's Alan in the photo below) and more than 70 other concerned poets...
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The first great UK political anthology of 2010 is shaping up to be 'Emergency Verse' - Todd Swift, Eyewear
We're trying to prove poetry can make things happen - Alan Morrison
I warmly welcome 'Emergency Verse' - Caroline Lucas MP
A 'POETRY KIT' BOOK OF THE MONTH (SEPTEMBER 2010)