Tagged: poetry

Tripping Spriggan

The Tripping Spriggan: An Anthology of Altered State Poetics is here!

The Tripping Spriggan: An Anthology of Altered State Poetics has been published in conjunction with Breaking Convention: International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness. The wonderful contributions that have gone to make up this anthology of poetry, which is centred on altered states of experience and consciousness, is extraordinarily eclectic. There’s a...

Trippin Spriggan Poster

The Trippin’ Spriggan: A Call for Poets

Breaking Convention: 3rd Multidisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness is happening in July, 2015 at the University of Greenwich, London. The previous two conferences have been fantastic events with over 700 delegates, 100 speakers, and some incredible workshops, and this third one looks set to be even better. It is our...

Wales A Visitation

No Imperfection in the Budded Mountain: Allen Ginsberg and the writing of Wales Visitation By Andy Roberts

This article originally appeared in the Psychedelic Press  journal (2013) and also appears in Andy Roberts’ essay collection Acid Drops: Adventures in Psychedelia (2016) As a historian of LSD culture in Britain, I can honestly say I haven’t come across much LSD poetry. Verse written under the influence of, inspired by,...

Reverend Nemu wired up for some Psilocybin

Meaning, Myth, Magic and Mind-Bending Medicine

The Meaning, Myth, Magic and Mind-Bending Medicine will be presented by author Danny Nemu on Tuesday 28th October, at the October Gallery, as part of The Ecology, Cosmos and Consciousness lecture series.  Angel of the library, Genie of the pen, Write the demon on the page, And cross him out again…...

Apocalyptic Witchcraft

Apocalyptic Witchcraft by Peter Grey

  Published in 2013, Apocalyptic Witchcraft by Peter Grey is a book on witchcraft that combines polemic prose, poetry and a manifesto. It is a rather slim volume, yet within its pages one finds a rich work that discusses related subjects such as nature, politics, dreams, feminism and various mind-altering...

Poets-on-Prozac

Poets on Prozac: Mental Illness, Treatment and the Creative Process edited by Richard M. Berlin

Title: Poets on Prozac: Mental Illness, Treatment and the Creative Process – Author: Richard M. Berlin [Ed] – Publisher: John Hopkins University Press [HB] – ISBN: 9780801888397 – Year: 2008 Poets on Prozac is a collection of essays, interspersed with poetry, by a number of published poets who have been...

By Samuel John Ross

Being Psilly by Samuel John Ross

Published in 2011, Samuel John Ross’ collection of poetry ‘Being Psilly – Illustrated Poems 1999-2005’ is a beautiful blend of playful language and illustration, which along with the type-face, was also created by the author. Aside from poetry, Ross also heads up fleshprism.com – a website for visionary art, psychedelic...

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