poetry

From Beneath The Keyboard - a collection of stories

An anthology of anarchist and squatting fiction and poetry of variable quality. Published by Hooligan Press in 1987.

In Place of a Concluding Chapter - Martin Griffin

The poetic conclusion to Squatting In West Berlin published by Hooligan Press.

All This Burning Earth: Selected Writings of Sean Bonney

"A selection of explosively partisan poems, letters, and essays exploring themes of austerity, revolt, captivity, disaffection, and civil war, from Blanqui’s imprisonment during the Paris commune to the riots in London and Greece, by way of George Jackson and Jean Genet. Bonney’s writing is almost single-handedly responsible for reawakening in us a belief in poetry’s unique potential for fashioning weapons." Published by Ill Will Editions.

Our Death - Sean Bonney

A collection of poetry by the late Sean Bonney, inspired by the work of Katerina Gogou. "A reckless voyage into the apocalypse against which we hurl ourselves night after night, entirely political and thus relentlessly personal, self-lacerating, perhaps a bit disordered, no doubt perilously lucid." Published by Commune Editions.

Striking Stuff - Jean A. Gittins

A collection of poems that were written by a member of Yorkshire Women Against Pit Closures during the 1984-85 miners' strike and read at fundraising benefits around the coalfield. Taken from the 1 in 12 Publications archive.

On Nanni Balestrini, the Most Radically Formalist Poet of the Italian Scene

Franco 'Bifo' Berardi on the poetry of Nanni Balestrini

Extracts from Blackout - with full text PDF

Selections from Blackout, Balestrini's epic poem covering the movements of 1970s Italy.

Nanni Balestrini and the Poetry of the Italian Autonomia

Jamie MacKay considers Balestrini's autonomist poetry.

Nanni Balestrini (1935-2019): "If you read this, you must no longer fear anything"

A selection of texts in memory of Nanni Balestrini, the Italian autonomist writer who passed away in May 2019. Originally published by Blackout, and re-shared by Enough Is Enough.

The trial of Joseph Déjacque

French cartoon satirisng the courts role in censorship in the 1800s

Transcript of a trial of Joseph Déjacque and a printer for the attempted publishing of a book of fables against the government of the Second French Republic and the capitalist system. Contains some fragments of the text submitted for evidence.