Tag Archives: simon taylor

Review of Under The Cliff Like by Steve Spence

2 Oct

Steve Spence gives the thumbs up to Under The Cliff Like in his review at Litter magazine.

These are poems to dip into, to read through at a gallop and then have another look later. They will entertain, entrance and cause great puzzlement if you attempt to read for meaning too literally.

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Joy As Tiresome Vandalism’s What’s the Best?

21 Aug










It’s finally here; the ultimate in poetry card gaming. 34 exquisite, professionally made, poetry collection trading cards selected by if p then q illustrated by Simon Taylor of Joy as Tiresome Vandalism.

Play with the entire family. Enjoy with friends. Play at work or on the train.

Includes all your favourite poets: Stein, Pound, Coleridge & Wordsworth, Schwitters, Plath, Lear, Shakespeare, Thurston, Dickinson, Clarke, Williams, Crapsey, Jenks, Ch’ing Chao, Ginsberg, Blake, Berryman, Cummings, Po, Seuss, Atkins, Christensen, Issa, O’Hara, Stevens, Terry, Berrigan, Queneau, Ono, Bataille, Jeffers, Buddhist monks, Niedecker, Cendrars

What are you waiting for?

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Writing / Exhibition / Publication

3 Sep

Exhibition starts today at The Pigeon Wing Gallery London, curated by Very Small Kitchen/David Berridge. Featuring if p then q books, Matchbox, Joy as Tiresome Vandalism’s Nojagtig Pamplemousse and James Davies’ Acronyms series amongst a host of other things.

The Pigeon Wing


3rd of Sept – 3rd of October

Preview: 3rd of September 6:30 – 9:30pm

Curated by VerySmallKitchen

Top Floor (front),
Guild House Rollins Street,
London,United Kingdom.
SE15 1EP


Hammam Aldouri
Phil Baber
Julia Calver
Maurice Carlin
Anne Charnock
Rachel Lois Clapham
Emma Cocker
Simon Cutts
Matt Dalby
James Davies
Sonia Dermience
Karen Di Franco
Marianne Holm Hansen
Sarah Jacobs
Joy as Tiresome Vandalism
The Knives, Forks and Spoons Press
Helen Kaplinsky
Márton Koppány
Freek Lomme/ Onomatopee
Matthew MacKisack
Marit Muenzberg/ LemonMelon
Tamarin Norwood
Pippa Koszerek
Mary Paterson
Press Free Press
Red Fox Press
Colin Sackett
Seekers of Lice
Mary Yacoob