Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Alan Morrison

Alan Morrison was a winner in the Asham Literary Trust's First Edition Competition 1998 and had his first selection of poetry published in Don't Think of Tigers (The Do Not Press, 2001).
Since then he has appeared in numerous poetry magazines and has had chapbooks published by Sixties Press and Waterloo Press. His play for voices, Picaresque, has been performed in two Brighton Fringe Festivals, at Shepherd's Bush Library on 8th March through West Words, representing Survivors' Poetry, for which he also works as co-ordinator of the organisation's new National Mentoring Scheme 2005-2007 and editor of SP's magazine, Poetry Express (www.survivorspoetry.com). The most recent performances of the play have been at The Poetry Cafe on Thursday 8 December (http://www.poetrylibrary.org.uk/events/readings/?id=388) - see also http://books.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,16488,1669236,00.html for comment - and at the George Bernard Shaw Theatre, RADA. A full volume, The Mansion Gardens, has just been published by Paula Brown Publishing (for information on ordering a copy please visit www.thepeoplespoet.com/paulabrownpublishing.


Blogger angel said...

Are you Smokestack Alan Morrison? Also coyly known as ASGILL from the guardian site Mr Morrison?

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