Scott Thurston

Scott Thurston's books include: Figure Detached Figure Impermanent (Oystercatcher, 2014), Reverses Heart’s Reassembly (Veer Books, 2011), Of Being Circular (The Knives Forks and Spoons Press, 2010), Internal Rhyme (Shearsman, 2010), Momentum (Shearsman, 2008), and Hold (Shearsman, 2006). He edits The Radiator – a little magazine of poetics, and co-edits the Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry. Thurston lectures at the University of Salford and has published widely on innovative poetry, including a book of interviews Talking Poetics (Shearsman, 2011).

Integral to the Ethos of The Other Room

At the beginning of 2008 Alex Davies, co-organiser with Steve Willey of the London poetry reading series Openned, convened a meeting of a group of loosely-associated poets with a commitment to experimental and innovative writing in Manchester. The poets were …

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