Michael Blackburn speaks with Geoff Hattersley about his literary origins, his antipathy to The Establishment, and being the former Enfant, now Grand-père Terrible of the British poetry scene.
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Chris Arthur speaks with Cherise Saywell about the essay as a multifaceted and ‘heretical’ form, the notion of a ‘dangerously failed’ piece of work, and the encouraging fact that ‘If you can find the objects that speak to you, essays will follow’.
Cliff Yates speaks with Geoff Hattersley about changing from school hater to school teacher, his poetry collections and his love of performing, and shares some poems featuring his distinctive touch of surrealism.