The shipyard painter, political activist and razor-sharp cartoonist Bob Starrett has just written a new book The Way I See It on his eventful life and times. Below we reprint one of his stories and review an essential read
McGrane's poems have been published in Aesthetica, The Delinquent, and South Bank Poetry as well as in the anthologies city lighthouse (published by tall-lightouse), Split Screen (Red Squirrel Press) and the upcoming 2012 Templar Poetry Anthology, Octopus. McGrane also runs Forest Poets, a Walthamstow-based writing group. This poem is featured in The Robin Hood book (Caparison), an anti-austerity anthology available from The Recusant.