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Reviews for Adult Entertainment

Reviews for Adult Entertainment

‘Genet would have loved Chloe’ – Juan Goytisolo
‘A compelling advocate, slamming out a verbal rhythm with the pugnacity of a bare-knuckle fighter’ – The Independent
‘A massive rising star of enormous talent has emerged’ – Gay Times
‘Who lit up the atmosphere, who stayed that long, who opened their mouth and let the world out, who had [...]

Reviews for Moveable Type

Reviews for Moveable Type

‘There is a place where the musical, the political, the spiritual and the beautiful come together and it is here’ – Benjamin Zephaniah
‘Spirit. Takin’ it to the edge. Sunrise . Sunset. Rommi Smith got thunderstorm in her hands. Painting pictures with her voice…waking the landscape .’ – Lemn Sissay
‘Part-time diva, full time soul tour, [...]

Reviews for She Is

Reviews for She Is

‘This is a beautiful, brutal, charming, disarming festival of womanhood, emotionally taught and instinctively knowing. Michelle’s finest body of work to date.’ – Chloe Poems
‘I felt like I wanted to wrap Scally Clarke up in cotton wool by the end of the book and my first pint, but by the time I got home and [...]

Reviews for I Am

Reviews for I Am

‘Scally-Clarke’s fierce, spiky poetry runs the gamut of emotions; from sheer anger at her situation to a more positive, hopeful look towards the future. The accompanying 10-tracks CD showcases these lyrics and provides a smooth-n-silky soundtrack to what is an intimate, highly personal account. An upbeat, inspiring and utterly real affirmation of self.’ – Eleanor [...]

Reviews for Some Girls’ Mothers

Reviews for Some Girls’ Mothers

‘Touching, wounding and humbling.’ – Simon Armitage
‘Adept in the use of metaphor (they) portray the peculiar dance of independent daughters trying to guide their mothers towards more truthful communication… Recommended’ – Diva Magazine
‘Wonderful voices, fabulous women.’ – Staple Magazine
‘Beautiful writing. A lovely mix of poignant and funny material, it will touch so many chords with [...]

Reviews for Howl for Now

Reviews for Howl for Now

‘Vastly stimulating…an exceedingly worthwhile contribution to the ever-expanding Beat extrapolations’ – Michael Horovitz
‘Howl for Now adds to our understanding of a great poem, a poem as influential in its own way as ‘The Waste Land’ was on an earlier generation’ – Brian Patten
‘It certainly inspired me to reconsider the poem and it throws up some [...]

Reviews for Warehouse

Reviews for Warehouse

‘There is naturalistic merit in these stories…better by any gauge than the early work of most of the working class writers who commanded the nation’s attention forty years ago…And (we kid you not) some of the tracks on the CD are chart material.’ – Artscene
‘This is a sparkling gem of promise, packed with refreshing [...]

Reviews for Four Fathers

Reviews for Four Fathers

‘Fathers wonderfully brought to life…so many contrasts, and yet so much to recognise.’  – Times Education Supplement
‘A fascinating double-take on the experience of being fathered and then becoming a father yourself – eight short tales full of wit, pathos and insight.’ – Blake Morrison
‘This collection of meditations on the nature of fatherhood by writers unafraid [...]

Reviews for Naked City

Reviews for Naked City

‘The sharpest, on the button writing you’ll read all year. Route could soon start taking on a Samizdat level of importance as it quietly ushers in the beginnings of a much needed literary renaissance.’ – The Big Issue
‘Punchy, pithy and darkly humorous.’ – Liverpool Daily Post
‘Gleamed from the length and breadth of the UK, these [...]

Reviews for Bringing It All Back Home Hardback

Reviews for Bringing It All Back Home Hardback

‘Ian Clayton is a warm, witty, funny, loving man and that shows in this brilliant compendium of true stories. This is a beautiful book, I think you will enjoy it whatever walk of life you are from.’ – Richard Hawley

‘Ian Clayton has created one of the best books about popular music ever written.’ – Alan [...]

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