Whilst on instagram yesterday I came across this piece written by Elander Moore, using his art to inspire his peers to rally together and vote well in the UK’s coming election. This morning with the votes tallied, a cloud of disappointment clouds our minds as the tories hold […]
Last night all my insecurities visited me in a dream They came in a mini Kellogg’s variety pack, a pack of 8, with each insecurity on top… I ate them all… With each gluttonous mouthful, my swollen cheeks squeezed anxiety into my body. I woke up to find […]
After the death of Toni Morrison and attending, dance legend, Thea Nerissa Barnes’ memorial. I begun to reflect on the power of writing; how these words live on past you and later become your eulogy. Almost stronger than memory. I begun to ask myself what would my eulogy […]
POET IN THE KENNEL: Colourism by Chia Phoenix
After the feedback that I’ve received from my peers, regarding the Ep.1; Many have expressed their disappointment at the lack of response from our white counterparts in the industry. There was an expectation that this would open a forum and expose our conversations candidly, giving education and insight […]
Emma Glass’ debut novel ‘Peach’ is possibly one of the strangest books I have ever read. Strange in the sense that it is unimpeachably and consummately unique. Unique, because it takes, what is truly, a horrific event and narrates it in a style that is disturbingly and inescapably […]
After interviewing Poet and Spoken Word Artist, Jody Nolan. We got the chance to film his new piece, Midnight Insight; a exploration of being working class living in West London, where he can see Grenfell tower from his window and the affluent who live around it. A articulate […]
ThePalaceOfTheDogs presents the second episode of Benched. Where TPOTD:Collective member Nadine Woodley talks to poet Jody Nolan about how his autism and upbringing has influenced his work.