This is Jacob Sam La Rose's first full collection believe it or not but it's worth the wait as its published by the leading publisher of poetry, 'Blood Axe'. Jacob is a key figure in the UK poetry world as a performer and writer. I caught up with him for a chat about his thoughts on Slam Poetry and why there is a divide between poetry on the page and poetry on the stage.
These interviews are episodes from 'The Punch & Gumption Podcast', run by myself and William Stopha.
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Here's a video of Derrick at last months Keats House Forum run by myself and Simon Mole.