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John Sinclair and modern heroes on Madam Miaow’s Culture Lounge Resonance FM, 5.30pm 26th Nov

John Lennon sings “John Sinclair” MADAM MIAOW’S CULTURE LOUNGE 7/8 News, music and poetry RESONANCE 104.4FM Presented by Anna Chen 5.30-6.30pm Tuesday 26th November 2013 http://resonancefm.com/listen https://soundcloud.com/resonance-fm/sets/madam-miaow-says BREAKING A BUTTERFLY ON A WHEEL: MODERN HEROES Guests: John Sinclair and Oliver … Continue reading

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Anna Chen’s “Poetry Against the Cuts” workshop week comencing 7 October

I’m delighted to be giving my “Poetry Against the Cuts” class at The Orwell Prize Wigan Pier Workshops in the week commencing 7 October. Paul Anderson is also on the bill giving a talk on the history of journalism and … Continue reading

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Royal baby birth poem: Eating Placenta

Don’t ever accuse me of being behind on the news. I’ve been keeping up with the momentous event via regular reports from The Onion, and very grateful I am too. Otherwise I might have missed it. As poet laureate of … Continue reading

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Margaret Thatcher Died at the Ritz: May Day poetry from Anna Chen

May Day in London and Anna Chen’s first public reading of her poem “Margaret Thatcher Died at the Ritz”, written on the day news broke that the former prime minister had died … at the Ritz! (12 April 2013) Thanks … Continue reading

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POEM: Copper Comes A Cropper – today’s Leveson Inquiry hearing

Copper Comes A Cropper Monday 5th March 2012 A little bit of sympathy at the back, there. Puh-leaze. Let’s be ‘aving yew. At the Leveson inquiry The cruellest moment is when Sir Paul Stephenson, The poor put-upon former chief bill, … Continue reading

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