I'm pleased to welcome Paul Brookes to the show today. Phone lines will be open during the second hour for an open mic at 646-668-8757.
Paul Brookes is a shop assistant, after employment as a security guard, postman, admin. assistant, lecturer, poetry performer, with "Rats for Love", his work included in Rats for Love: The Book, Bristol Broadsides, 1990. First chapbook "The Fabulous Invention Of Barnsley", (Dearne Community Arts, 1993). Recently published in Blazevox, Nixes Mate, Live Nude Poems, The Bezine, The Bees Are Dead and others. The Headpoke and Firewedding (Alien Buddha Press, 2017) illustrated chapbook, A World Where (Nixes Mate Press, 2017) The Spermbot Blues (OpPRESS, 2017), She Needs That Edge (Nixes Mate Press, 2018), Port Of Souls, collaboration with Dutch artist Marcel Herms (Alien Buddha Press, 2018). Please Take Change, (Cyberwit.net, 2018). Forthcoming Stubborn Sod, collaboration with Dutch artist Marcel Herms (Alien Buddha Press, 2019), Fish Strawberries, collaboration with Iranian artist Hiva Moazed (Alien Buddha Press, 2019). Editor of Wombwell Rainbow Interviews.