Missorts in the New Statesman

Situations sent through this scan of Leo Hollis’s article on Missorts for the New Statesman, which approaches the project from a technology/policy angle. I’ve blogged about the ideas, process and creative background to Missorts here, here, and here, and posted some of Max McClure’s great images of the launch here. The app which activates the soundwork […]

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Missorts launch

All photos © Max McClure, 2012, courtesy Situations.

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‘The thynge yttself…’ — Missorts launches on 20 November

Missorts is my new work, commissioned and produced by Situations, and it will be launched at St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol, on 20 November 2012, at 6.30 pm. Admission is free, but booking essential. RSVP to info@situations.org.uk Here is the blurb: A walk to work in Bristol might never seem the same again thanks to an […]

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Twine

Right now, and for the next 22 days, you can read my latest novel The Fountain in the Forest in synch with the French Republican Calendar. Conversion between the Republican and Gregorian Calendars is imprecise, but by common reckoning today’s date Monday 9 March 2020 converts to Decadi 20 Ventôse CCXXVIII in the Revolutionary Calendar. […]

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Events archive: 2012–2017

This is a selection of events that I’ve been part of over the past few years. For up-to-date listings of forthcoming events see my Events and Bookings page. § December 7 2017: Writers’ Centre Kingston presents an evening about HOPING, with guest speaker Tony White alongside Helen Julia Minors and Helen Palmer. Minima Yacht Club, […]

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Video

As well as book trailers – e.g. for my latest Faber novel The Fountain in the Forest, and my Science Museum novel Shackleton’s Man Goes South – the following videos of live appearances, readings, ‘How-to’ guides, etc. have been created and posted by publishers, producers, project partners and readers etc. Go straight to: The Fountain […]

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Testing, testing, 1, 2, 3

Now that all but one of my books on Goodreads are correctly attributed to me I have updated my Goodreads author page. Due to some glitch, most of my books had been listed under THIS bloke (right)! My recent novella Missorts Volume II still is. I have also been testing out the Goodreads widgets by […]

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From the underground to the public sphere

From the underground to the public sphere, from Santa Monica Beach to the High-Lands, from Castañeda to the academy: news of some current and forthcoming events, publications and releases. I’m really excited about these various events and collaborations, so I hope that they are of interest. Do please come along, and do feel free to […]

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The Auto-levellers Standard Advanced

News coverage in the aftermath of a rave that was held in the former Royal Mail sorting office on Addiscombe Road, Croydon, has increasingly and understandably focused on the tragic death of 15-year-old student Rio Andrew, who had been attending the rave, and the subsequent police investigation into his death. Prior to these awful events, […]

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Speaking at Writing Britain: Bristol Writing

I briefly wanted to share info about the event I’m doing at Bristol Central library on the evening of Friday 12 April. I have been asked to talk about Missorts, my new, permanent public artwork for Bristol inspired by the city’s radical literary heritage, and also to talk about writing for new digital platforms, including […]

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