Anthologies and DVD books


Soul Food: nourishing poems for starved minds, edited by Neil Astley & Pamela Robertson-Pearce (Bloodaxe Books, 2007), a feast of thoughtful poems to stir the mind and feed the spirit drawn from many traditions, ranging from Rumi, Kabir and Blake, to Rilke, Emily Dickinson and Paul Celan. For more information see:

In Person: 30 Poets, filmed by Pamela Robertson-Pearce, edited by Neil Astley (Bloodaxe Books, 2008), includes films of poets from around the world reading their work on two DVDs (with all the poems printed in the anthology). For more information see:

John Agard Live! film of live performance on DVD published with John Agard: Alternative Anthem (Bloodaxe Book, 2009). For more information see:

Life is IMMENSE: visiting Samuel Menashe: film on DVD published with Samuel Menashe: New & Selected Poems (Bloodaxe Books, 2009). For more information see:

Jean 'Binta' Breeze: two live performances on DVD published with Jean 'Binta' Breeze: Third World Girl (Bloodaxe Book, 2011). For more information see:

Benjamin Zephaniah: To Do Wid Me: Full-length film portrait released by Bloodaxe Books in the DVD-book To Do Wid Me: Benjamin Zephaniah live and direct. For more information see: