Nicki Heinen and Matthew Caley recite. Aurelie Freoua paints!
Since his debut Thirst [Slow Dancer, 1999] was nominated for The Forward Prize for Best 1st collection, Matthew Caley has published five more, the last three from Bloodaxe. He’s recently taught poetry/creative writing at The University of Winchester, The School of English, St Andrews University, Scotland, and The Poetry School, London. He gave the StAnza 2020 lecture this March. He has read everywhere from Novi Sad, Serbia to The Globe Theatre, London; from Prague’s Alchemy to Wayne-Holloway Smith’s living room. His latest and 6th collection is Trawlerman’s Turquoise [Bloodaxe, 2019].