Browsing Archive: July, 2012

Rasp from the past

Posted by Ken Edwards on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, In : writing 


Thanks to my friend Julia (who lived in Balfour Street at the time) for spotting this, in the current Iain Sinclair/Andrew Kotting Swandown exhibition in 
Dilston Grove gallery, Southwark Park. RASP was myself, Paul Brown, Allen Fisher – i.e. Reality Studios (as was), Actual Size, Spanner. Paul A Green, also now a Hastings resident, has reminded me that he and Vincent Crane (ex-Atomic Rooster and The Crazy World of Arthur Brown) also performed in the same series, to an audience of two people...
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Reality Street summer sale

Posted by Ken Edwards on Saturday, July 21, 2012, In : Reality Street 
The annual Reality Street summer sale is on. This year there are significant discounts (until 31 August only) on many backlist titles including such favourites as Denise Riley's Selected Poems, Bill Griffiths' Collected Earlier Poems and The Reality Street Book of Sonnets, as well as some of my own books and much else.

Just visit the Summer Sale page to see the full list and to buy!
 

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James Harvey

Posted by Ken Edwards on Monday, July 9, 2012, In : writing 

 
Just before I went on holiday, a week ago, David Miller told me the sad news that James Harvey had died. I didn't know James well, but he was a familiar presence at readings in London, always friendly and enthusiastic. His chapbook Temporary Structures (Veer Books) is recommended - you can read short extracts here. There will be a memorial reading at Birkbeck College London on 19 July - more details of that, and about James himself, here. My sympathies to his family and to his many friends i...
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Ken Edwards This blog is written by Ken Edwards, co-founder and editor/publisher of Reality Street, and it's mainly about the press. Ken's personal blog can now be found at http://www.kenedwards.eu/