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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Janis Raups of the EUOIA: poems on Stride (Me and Simon Perril)

Simon Perril (see a kind of hub post on his work here) and I collaborated on the fascinating figure of the Latvian fictional poet Janis Raups. His work (and a copy of his autobiography appear on Stride magazine here: or: 

http://stridemagazine.blogspot.co.uk/2016/11/weeds-under-tongue.html

He likes Scott Walker we think, so here is the album (cover image particularly) referenced. Scott Walker is colour blind.

Thanks to Rupert Loydell, as ever!

Read more on the EUOIA here and here.And on Raups here.
 
I am pleased to announce that Shearsman Books will be publishing the EUOIA anthology.  It will be called Twitters for a Lark and will appear in June or July, in time for the EUOIA evening at The Other Room, Manchester.