Weird words and marginalia from fisher poets and hepcats. A Seriously... collection.
Laura Barton travels to New York to meet the women of the Beat Generation.
Jarvis Cocker uncovers an album made by Sir John Betjeman in 1974.
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Poet Lemn Sissay tells the story of Cab Calloway and his Hepster's Dictionary of jive talk
Simon Armitage travels to the edge of the page in his exploration of marginalia.
In the port of Astoria, Oregon, Katrina Porteous reports on the Fisher Poets Gathering.
Miles Jupp investigates the plot device that spawned a million pulp fictions.
Alvin Hall on Motown's eight Black Forum spoken word records with the people behind them.
Tim Key gives his surreal and startling take on the Soviet absurdist writer Daniil Kharms.
Poet and comic Tim Key tries to find out what makes a great literary opening line.