A Friday poem from Kate Tempest's Hold Your Own.
Kate Tempest interviews one of her literary heroes and one of America's greatest living writers, Don DeLillo on the purpose of fiction, his long career and his latest novel Zero K.
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An extract from Kate Tempest's new long poem Let Them Eat Chaos.
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From Kate Tempest's first full-length poetry collection Hold Your Own.
Kate Tempest's poetry performance includes poems from her latest collection, Hold Your Own.
Born more brawn than most,
Born close to ghosts.
You could tell she wasn’t from
The same place as the rest,
'School' is taken from Kate Tempest's 2014 collection Hold Your Own.
We're so excited that Kate Tempest's album Everybody Down is on the shortlist for the Barclays Mercury Prize Album of the Year.
Earlier this year Kate Tempest recorded a performance of Brand New Ancients at Strathmore Publishing's recording studio for the audio version of her epic poem. Ginnie Steiner was on hand to take some photographs so you can see what went on behind the scenes...
We love the dedication of Kate Tempest's Brand New Ancients almost as much as the poem iteslf. Read it, and an extract, here
Watch Kate Tempest performing part of Brand New Ancients – prepare to have your mind blown!