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Poet-Artist/Printmaker working at a place where poetry & art collide. Experimental pamphlet "Palimpsest" (VervePoetryPress) via link. COVID19 long hauler (6m)

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Congratulations to @MsSDuggal Today we publish her wonderful novel. Should We Fall Behind. Brilliant.… https://t.co/a4yRVhImRX
Retweeted by Clive BirniePoem Atlas was born 1 year ago! In our first year we organised 3 physical #vispo exhibitions, 4 online exhibitions… https://t.co/BFqyqrQQm4
Retweeted by Clive BirnieMy creative Phd was the poetry film project The Book of Hours, made in collaboration with 27 filmmakers from the UK… https://t.co/iKD9DfEyyi
Retweeted by Clive BirnieLast night, Conservatives MPs voted against extending #FreeSchoolMeals. They're leaving over a million children t… https://t.co/QzO71sSk7P
Retweeted by Clive Birnie @sallysomewhere I have a few recent short story collections I can send your way - I’ll ping you a list - if they are useful.
10/22
2020
"For Johnson, the danger is not that the political situation becomes the Tories versus Manchester. It is that it be… https://t.co/wmtbcoPOtc
Retweeted by Clive BirnieThis is the video whose content the British Government says should not be taught in schools. Please watch it and ju… https://t.co/XwnDsQn1ip
Retweeted by Clive BirnieFirst attempt at photographing the moon through telescope 🔭 and ... the second (a few weeks back) #moonhttps://t.co/WCGfwpa7b5The UK government has issued no net new debt this year. Instead it’s reduced the value of bonds in issue. Why has i… https://t.co/uKcN4YaZ40
Retweeted by Clive BirnieNotes on @stevebakerHW v @MarcusRashford 1. QE is the responsibility of the ‘independent’ @bankofengland not MPs.… https://t.co/8qjjOUH3UHPoetry is a multi purpose seasoning to be sprinkled liberally onto all life's happenings! If you're not sure, have… https://t.co/y9v01VslO1
Retweeted by Clive Birnie @GalleyBeggars Not for us @BurningEyeBooks our blog and newsletter drive more sales. We didn't see a return worth j… https://t.co/v2pxknjSVmThe disagreement between the government and Greater Manchester is largely being seen as one over numbers - the comp… https://t.co/FHt632wW9B
Retweeted by Clive BirnieHello! I'm facilitating this online workshop for @PoetryTranslate at the @akefestival this Thursday at 3pm if you… https://t.co/9IlE5fdYXD
Retweeted by Clive BirnieJust in case anyone was thinking of supporting the work of an artist & poet during these challenging times, there a… https://t.co/hY8q8BvuBJ
Retweeted by Clive BirnieI've got 8 tickets left for the second instalment of my Poetry and Everyday Sexism event... Any takers? #phdchathttps://t.co/sOwWxK81MD
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10/21
2020
“Think of poems as word snacks to be gobbled with relish, surreptitiously nibbled on the bus or the toilet, shared… https://t.co/oEbHohz8ef
Retweeted by Clive Birnie @purple_feminist That is our old house being bought and sold by subsequent owner just robbed clear 🤦🏻‍♂️ @spokeandpencil Yes for sure. Holds up to a second watch. We saw it at the cinema on release - that said I saw the… https://t.co/Kvcf1Av2MG @spokeandpencil Look what you made me watch... https://t.co/ROgZfPm4kS @KatieAiles In 2020... https://t.co/0fm31IKNN1 @SuzannahEvans The fingers weren’t even Birds Eye 🤦🏻‍♂️ @purple_feminist We moved in 2020 & sold for £74,950 this is what happened since... https://t.co/cjSwUMDxlO @SuzannahEvans I think they always did. I had a posh one in a gastropub in London once... it was rubbish. @purple_feminist It is true. We bought our first house - in BS5 in 1990 for £49k at the time our joint income was £… https://t.co/hOsba7GYGF @SuzannahEvans With that kind of pitch you are sure to win!Absolutely thrilled to announce our stellar 2021 list & 100th publication today @thebookseller! 📚🎉 12 books & an e… https://t.co/ui6JHeME3Y
Retweeted by Clive BirnieVOTE FOR @FancyEliza's BOY PARTS BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE: https://t.co/qyQBWkJunq
Retweeted by Clive Birnie @hatteatime 👏👏Superstar Jess. 👏👏We are addicted to this show.Good morning All! Book of The Week starts today!!! https://t.co/POoipqefWn Tune in on Radio 4 at 9.45 this mornin… https://t.co/1t4uHqWSoJ
Retweeted by Clive BirnieExtraordinary characters in extreme crisis... My debut collection of stories, The Storm, is out now through… https://t.co/Bp9aXxfUVI
Retweeted by Clive BirnieRecommended online event - 21st Oct 1pm! https://t.co/2PmZjUolh8
Retweeted by Clive BirnieShout-out to authors looking for a fantastic agent. Get in there. https://t.co/MEpmpDb0DN
Retweeted by Clive BirnieHere are the first couple of paragraphs of Stephen Narain's brilliant What In Me Is Dark, Illumine - winner of this… https://t.co/XVz9XJEmyO
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10/20
2020
@hatteatime Try the current Masterchef Australia on W - 50 plus episodes of addictive TVPeople in the UK! I have 3 SIGNED COPIES of my novel to give away! Want to win one? Like this tweet and then commen… https://t.co/oIFaSKiVN1
Retweeted by Clive BirnieExciting news! We're looking for a creative, dynamic, hard-working, freelance festival director with a passion for… https://t.co/sAQPVbYmf0
Retweeted by Clive BirnieExciting news! We're looking for a creative, dynamic, hard-working, freelance festival director with a passion for… https://t.co/STJ98wmYY1
Retweeted by Clive BirnieIf you're looking for a spooky read for Hallowe'en, but not a new England, my skinhead werewolf pulp horror Moonsto… https://t.co/xzpc9A9qxa
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10/19
2020
If you fancy a special-offer-price edition of me and @chrisriddell50's #ThingsYouFindInAPoetsBeard, signed by me, t… https://t.co/O5MLVmDLWO
Retweeted by Clive BirnieWriting the newsletter today. Remember: if you're a press, journal with open submissions, readings, fundraising (or… https://t.co/EdgDDoftrU
Retweeted by Clive BirnieWe are open for submissions and will continue to be! No submission fees. Two weeks from today, our first issue will… https://t.co/nYozvM3KSJ
Retweeted by Clive BirnieGood autumnal morning! There's a new episode of BE Podcast out, with an interview with @cynthiadotorg on their new… https://t.co/rVmHO1KSTt
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10/18
2020
A video essay you didn't ask for about Billy Elliot, Rishi Sunak, and why we need artists more than ever.… https://t.co/j6WOFTGxuY
Retweeted by Clive BirnieMORE SUPPORT: #NationalLottery Project Grants and #DYCP are open for applications right now. They’re here to help s… https://t.co/ZdQIwHonPd
Retweeted by Clive BirnieThis is out now! @VervePoetryPres "In The Shooting Gallery, @Carrie_Etter juxtaposes two series of prose poems: o… https://t.co/A3VjRzbZtc
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10/17
2020
@slender_means This is one of mine. Ironic given that I am a godless heathen https://t.co/lEmFXdgpc1Can I just say that I still smiling about what @CTrevien did here. https://t.co/jyVeCODp3G @VikShirley Mine is almost identical. Without the meditation... but otherwise✅
10/16
2020
for anyone asked to do unpaid work "because it'll be great exposure" https://t.co/QHnxRA8ejz
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10/15
2020
COMP ALERT. Stunning finished copies of #TheThiefOnTheWingedHorse by @KateMascarenhas are in! And we have a big cam… https://t.co/9kPT9QHcPR
Retweeted by Clive BirnieMinority poets in the UK writing loads of prose poems (in addition to @VCapildeo)? Please RT.
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10/14
2020
FLASH SALE! To celebrate Influx Day 2020, all items in stock are 50% off until Midnight (excluding subscriptions)!… https://t.co/1TZJDknkRo
Retweeted by Clive BirnieWe at JBIIP are absolutely thrilled to complete our special issue on Race and Poetry with this extraordinary editor… https://t.co/930UJm8qDP
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10/13
2020
Independent publishers are critical to the rich and brilliant literary ecology of this country. I'm proud that… https://t.co/ONAQ9N007D
Retweeted by Clive Birnie#DYCP IS BACK: We’re also glad to bring back Developing Your Creative Practice to give further support to freelance… https://t.co/lkyK6CaOes
Retweeted by Clive Birnie"An act of bravery as well as creativity" 200,000 viewers watched online and 7,000 attended in-person as… https://t.co/dMQn4Jj8d9
Retweeted by Clive Birnie @SuzannahEvans First band (with a record contract) I saw play live back in nineteen eighty four. Hammersmith Odeon.… https://t.co/oWnaf5e0GcWe're in Covid crisis mode again - and this is just the start. Why? Because Johnson is trapped between libertarian… https://t.co/2oGafLoU30
Retweeted by Clive BirnieHooray! Best way to congratulate Dead Ink is to buy a book - we're off to do just that. (Also, again:… https://t.co/5LOVpyeaup
Retweeted by Clive Birnie @DeadInkBooks @ace_national @ace_thenorth Great news. Congratulations."Cyber-, from "cybernetic", from the Greek for "skilled in steering or governing"* - fuck it. I say let Fatima have… https://t.co/N7kokIKYsFGrants for both individuals and organisations are now open @SmallwoodTrust who support women on low incomes who are… https://t.co/e0ReEQSacZ
Retweeted by Clive BirnieReminder that @CommaJane will be answering your publishing and submission questions 12-1pm and 7-8pm today in a Twi… https://t.co/8NzbZHpvEC
Retweeted by Clive Birnie @CheltLitFest have just demonstrated how to run a hybrid festival: Limited live audience + live stream + online cat… https://t.co/lFkPgeI8ai
10/12
2020
For anyone who fancies, I had a lovely, lovely chat and read a few poems with the brilliant @anabooks - all about p… https://t.co/fUIRrfLG8O
Retweeted by Clive Birnie @LewisBuxton93 @WinPoetryFest @AndrewPoetry Heading in that general direction... at least I think I am. @LewisBuxton93 @WinPoetryFest @AndrewPoetry Great news. Congratulations Lewis.The amazing @NineArchesPress: https://t.co/ahJiFWvLJz
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10/11
2020
RIGHT FOLKS. #Novelista is out in a week, and we're all counting down to #NaNoWriMo... so this afternoon I'm going… https://t.co/Zooib4UTJZ
Retweeted by Clive BirnieThis is so lovely from Andrew O’Hagan ❤️ https://t.co/XJPH8ZWQdu
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10/9
2020
Sooo I'm hosting this... At least the poetry will be amazing 😂 https://t.co/yG01Oo0xM9
Retweeted by Clive BirnieI know I bang on about them but indies presses like @DeadInkBooks, @Influxpress, @Ofmooseandmen, @andothertweets,… https://t.co/HoXIleSQSc
Retweeted by Clive BirnieNew podcast - YOU DON'T KNOW - featuring original writing & strange sounds from me & @LizzyTurnerPoet The intro e… https://t.co/lKkPRMliH9
Retweeted by Clive Birnie"It's clear that there are tens of thousands if not hundreds of thousands of patients with #LongCovid symptoms" - S… https://t.co/WoiVpajpGS
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10/8
2020
So today after 205 days of covid-post covid-long covid I had my first covid swab test. Antibodies previously confir… https://t.co/jyuSyNbGQx
10/7
2020
This comes out next week. It covers technical aspects of poetry & prose + looking at the publishing industry, race… https://t.co/F8SVqCVtsY
Retweeted by Clive Birnie @KitCaless #hoax
10/6
2020
@Henry_Raby Good to know I am not the only one with that playing on a loop in my head @Henry_Raby Makes me think of Jonny Rotten In the Great Rock n Roll swindle sneering “Ever get the feeling you’ve been had?”100 years of platitude https://t.co/XDzsLDrTiI
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10/5
2020
Just a reminder that you can buy anything in the shop WITHOUT EVEN VISITING via https://t.co/fpTEiDjVKY. PROS: -… https://t.co/jrFEYsB0QN
Retweeted by Clive BirnieThe live events industry collapsed in mid-March, and there's been no work since for people who make events like WOM… https://t.co/YMYKQVDdbj
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10/4
2020
@SuzannahEvans Fresh coffee ☕️ 😎BUT my sense of smell has returned 👏200 days #LongCovid
10/2
2020
@thisisyogic @katedavispoet @TransworldBooks @ArtTransworld @SharikaTee @SusannaWadeson @ella_horne @mccabiohttps://t.co/S3mcApXmsM
9/30
2020
@dansimpsonpoet Bootleg Agatha Christie dramas on TDK90s
9/29
2020
@lcpalmerpoet Follow @acaseforbooks and @holly_bourneYA and you will find the rest of #YA Twitter will not be far away
9/28
2020
Festival planning is a wild ride this year, so sending respect and admiration to two fellow curators who've just la… https://t.co/hlq0m3ZA8X
Retweeted by Clive Birnie @Henry_Raby >>>>> https://t.co/wfjbs2hTHR
9/25
2020
@VikShirley I guessed as much but wanted to make sure I was clearly positioned as reprobate heathen. All the best people are. @VikShirley I never think about god tbh 🤷🏻‍♂️
9/22
2020
Come join in our (safe+socially distant) live FTRW! We've got open mic+Speed Poet slots available, you just need to… https://t.co/EN9fw8AHsw
Retweeted by Clive BirnieWe are so pleased to announce our #WomenPoetsPrize 2020 LONGLIST. Congratulations to all THIRTY poets, and our endl… https://t.co/FLxQZPzQBv
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9/21
2020
I made it onto the @FoundationSwift #WomensPoetryPrize Longlist and now I'm buzzing! https://t.co/qGAwxLxTd8
Retweeted by Clive BirnieI wrote about being scammed. I hope it helps some people avoid being scammed & is useful to others who *have* been… https://t.co/RjnH92ETCI
Retweeted by Clive Birnie @ceciliaknapp @FoundationSwift Congratulations- great news.The Japanese know to avoid the “san mitsu,” or the 3C’s — closed locations with poor ventilation, crowded places, a… https://t.co/HGbSh0aAih
Retweeted by Clive Birnie @EmilyHarrii @FoundationSwift Fantastic news. Congratulations Emily!
9/20
2020

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