Servant Drone book review in latest issue of Yellowfield

Nice review of mine & bruno's Servant Drone book in the latest issue of the legendary YELLOWFIELD magazine. Big thanks to Mathew and Eric. If you like what you read here, you can get hold of a signed copy from me by emailing hesterglock at gmail dot com.

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Servant Drone live in Porto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThVUK9Y96Ck Here is the whole video of me & bruno reading our collaborative text Servant Drone at Gato Vadio, Porto, Portugal on 19th March 2016. Gato Vadio is renown in Portugal as being an important cultural landmark for its promotion and support of experimental and radical arts, including cinema, poetry, writing and art. Xerox/experimental poet/artist … Continue reading Servant Drone live in Porto

#10 from Servant Drone: Paul Hawkins and Sarer Scotthorne

Servant Drone; a collaborative poetry project by bruno neiva and Paul Hawkins, published by Alec Newman's Knives Forks and Spoons Press. #10 read by Paul and Sarer Scotthorne (reading bruno's text) at the Bristol launch, Bloom and Curll Books March 25. Paul is reading his text, with Sarer Scotthorne reading bruno's text. Cover artwork by … Continue reading #10 from Servant Drone: Paul Hawkins and Sarer Scotthorne

Servant Drone Bristol performance

Bristol launch for Servant Drone As bruno was unable to travel to Bristol last Friday, Paul and poet Sarer Scotthorne read nearly all of Servant Drone, Sarer reading bruno’s text. We read at the Bloom & Curll Bookshop to a lively crowd, well supported by Bristol/Porto Association members. Liz Gamlin, the BPA chairwoman introduced the … Continue reading Servant Drone Bristol performance

PORTO: Servant Drone launch at Gato Vadio

bruno neiva and I had a fantastic launch and improvised collaborative reading for Servant Drone night at Gato Vadio on Saturday 19th March. The event was filmed and will be available in the near future. We read the whole of the experimental text book with a break in the middle and took questions afterwards. The … Continue reading PORTO: Servant Drone launch at Gato Vadio

Servant Drone book launches

Servant Drone launches Servant Drone (KF&S Press 2015) will be launched in 2016 with free readings of the whole text by bruno & me in Porto and myself in Bristol on the following dates; Saturday March 19: Gato Vadio Rua do rosário, 281 4050-525 Porto 8pm Friday March 25: Bloom & Curll Bookshop, 72 Colston … Continue reading Servant Drone book launches

Servant Drone makes SJ Fowler’s 3:AM MAGAZINE Top Reads of 2015

‘Brilliant collaborative poetry collection (of which there are far too few) taking on a necessary issue in necessarily disjunctive ways.’ SJ Fowler 3:AM magazine on Servant Drone We made the 3:AM MAGAZINE Top Reads of 2015 list for Steven J. Fowler. It’s exciting to be alongside the stellar company of; Tom Jenks, Spruce (Blart Books) … Continue reading Servant Drone makes SJ Fowler’s 3:AM MAGAZINE Top Reads of 2015

New Books

NEW books >> Place Waste Dissent (Influx Press) avant-garde experimental text collage I've a ltd. number of signed copies available £9.99 + p&p worldwide BUY Reviews '. . . the book is stamped with left-field credentials: Gee Vaucheresque monochrome montages of photos, police documents, agitprop fliers and eviction notices circumscribe and blend into the verse … Continue reading New Books

Servant Drone (KF&S Press) by bruno neiva & Paul Hawkins is out now . . .

Knives Forks & Spoons Press have published Servant Drone, a collaborative text of exploratory poetry from Porto & Bristol by bruno neiva and Paul Hawkins. 'Deeply nuanced and obliquely radical, this is a book to keep in your pocket as a charm against the liquid spectres of a late capitalist Monday morning.' Tom Jenks bruno … Continue reading Servant Drone (KF&S Press) by bruno neiva & Paul Hawkins is out now . . .

SJ Fowler on the forthcoming Hawkins/Neiva Servant Drone collection

“What is the worst poetry myth? That it is a singular form, not naturally lending itself to collaboration? Or that what is actually contemporary, relevant, dynamic, is innately experimental or strange? Servant drone is one of the finest examples of a poetic work which destroys both superstitions in one fell sweep. It is energetic, decisive, … Continue reading SJ Fowler on the forthcoming Hawkins/Neiva Servant Drone collection

Queen Mob’s Teahouse publish Servant Drone texts

Thanks to poetry editor Erik Kennedy for publishing #10 & #11 from the new Servant Drone collaborative text due out very soon on Knives, Forks & Spoons Press. Read it in full here … SJ Fowler had this to say on the new Servant Drone collection; “What is the worst poetry myth? That it is … Continue reading Queen Mob’s Teahouse publish Servant Drone texts

Ottawa Poetry interview . . .

More has been added to an extensive interview with Bruno Neiva and I by Chris Turnbull over at Ottawa Poetry. Here's an excerpt; Q: How has living in other regions physically affected your writing? What choices have you made, writing wise, as an effect of moving/displacement/returns? Did you move while working on Servant Drone? Do … Continue reading Ottawa Poetry interview . . .

Servant Drone interview at Ottawa poetry

Over at the Ottowa Poetry website, Chris Turnbull interviewed Bruno Neiva about his work, and also interviewed the pair of us about our Servant Drone collaboration, which will see the light of day in print thanks to Alec Newman's Knives Forks & Spoons Press (KFS: 2015). Q: There’s about 30 pages each of Servant Drone -- did … Continue reading Servant Drone interview at Ottawa poetry

bruno neiva and me collaborating

So text artist bruno neiva and I have been sending each other words and taking it in turns to read what the other wrote, and then using the others words as a diving board into writing a response. Sort of. We called the whole thing Servant Drone. We don't know what it means. But what … Continue reading bruno neiva and me collaborating

Servant Drone (neiva & hawkins)

Servant Drone is an elastic foray into experimental cross border text collaboration; mapping a deep trench into place-specific zone enquiry’. Servant Drone is a collaboration between bruno neiva and me. background image: privados um (2), by bárbara mesquita (published in Issue 26 of otoliths) #18 (neiva) mostly digital laid-off beaten-up half-finished not a purist no not anymore … Continue reading Servant Drone (neiva & hawkins)