Stevie Smith

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Nick Cave in One More Time With Feeling. Photograph: Kerry Brown

Nick Cave and I are cruising down a highway north of Sydney towards a show with his band the Bad Seeds in the coastal steel-town of Newcastle, when he(...)

Stevie Smith: “well understood the dangers a collected poems might present for poets who dared to gamble with tone, rhyme and metre. Photograph: Getty

Like all great poets, Stevie Smith invites contradictions. She is refreshingly no-nonsense, but her poetry sometimes flirts with it. Her own life s(...)

Joe Brady with the Lucan Gospel Singers. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Nobody heard him, the dead man,But still he lay moaning:I was much further out than you thoughtAnd not waving but drowning. ‘We think we have to prese(...)

Hugely respected composer and trumpeter Kenny Wheeler has few peers when it comes to arranging for a large ensemble. This time, however, instea(...)