Your Soul Is Not A Bird

16 May 2016 // Music //poetry

‘Your Soul Is Not a Bird’ – Art of the Memory Palace featuring James Robertson Released 27th May 2016 on Static Caravan. Digital and limited edition lathe cut vinyl. Pre-order a copy here. I woke, or was, or found myself, upon a stair – old, stone-built, spiralling below a bright blue disc that was surely […]

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A Few Words on the Faber New Poets

12 May 2016 // poetry

Caught by the River poet-in-residence and Faber & Faber Assistant Poetry Editor Martha Sprackland gives a rundown of Faber’s New Poets scheme. The Faber New Poets scheme, run by Faber & Faber with the support of Arts Council England, exists to provide support, encouragement and opportunity to emerging writers. Open to those who have yet […]

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Skies by Alison Brackenbury

31 March 2016 // poetry

Skies by Alison Brackenbury (Carcanet – published today and available here in the Caught by the River shop) Review by Melissa Harrison Some unexpected things happen to you when your novel is finally published. You begin to be sent free books, which you no longer have time to read; you realise how laughably inept you […]

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The Pale Ladder: selected poems & texts by Richard Skelton

13 March 2016 // Books //poetry

The Pale Ladder: selected poems & texts by Richard Skelton (Corbel Stone Press, 262 pages, softcover. Out now.) Words: Alice Tarbuck Richard Skelton’s The Pale Ladder is quite extraordinary. It is as strikingly beautiful a book as one would expect from Corbel Stone Press, the micro-press that he and artist Autumn Richardson founded together . […]

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Caught by the River Thames: new stage, new literary names, picturehouse and more…

10 March 2016 // Events //Music //poetry //The River Thames

We’re incredibly proud to be able to announce some amazing new additions to the Caught by the River Thames line up. Joining a bill that already includes (deep breath) Super Furry Animals, Low, Beth Orton, Chris Packham, Sun Ra Arkestra, Mulatu Astatke, Kate Tempest, Temples, BE play ONE, Gwenno, Ryley Walker, Imarhan and much more […]

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