Tom Jenks

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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In Collaboration

‘We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.’ – Orson Welles First and foremost, my collaborations are a record of friendships. …

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1000 proverbs

A Canadian pharmacy is never understocked. A horse cannot join the mounted police. A flap of skin need not always be sewn. A stitch in time saves an otter’s pocket. A clown’s pocket is full of tricks. Never offer to …

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