Historical fiction isn’t my cup of tea.Read the full story..
In part one of our series on prose poems, The Irresistible Rise of Prose Poetry, our new Poetry Correspondent Mark Connors begins with The Valley Press Anthology of Prose Poetry.Read the full story..
It’s no exaggeration to say that young people in the UK are facing uncertain and daunting times.Read the full story..
British culture can offer few positions more indicative of popular, mainstream acceptance than an afternoon guest slot on BBC Radio 2.Read the full story..
“Probably the person who comes out of it looking most like a twat is me.” Mick Houghton talks to Northern Soul
It’s any modern music fan’s dream: hanging out with The Ramones, Echo and the Bunnymen, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Julian Cope, Spiritualized and The KLF during their glory days.Read the full story..
“I was writing, somehow I was writing.” Northern Soul’s Lyndsey Skinner on winning the Sid Chaplin award
On the wall above my desk is a quote from Virginia Woolf.Read the full story..
As the dominoes continue their haphazard topple in the wake of the EU Referendum, as a blowhard struts vaingloriously in the Oval Office, and as right-wing populism slithers out of its bunker and back into the daylight, it’s difficult to discount the disquieting suspicion that these are dystopian times.Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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