poetry & prose

 

society of authors award for yu've already survived - about mental distress & healing along the afon wysg (river usk), & site of britains last insurrection; royal literary fund award; northern arts writers award.

 

literary fellow for Moniack mhor - scotlands national writing centre, 2016. commissions & residencies include those for benfield school; celf o gwmpas; didsbury arts festival; graeae theatre; humber mouth festival; lancaster litfest.

 

​one of this country's foremost experimental writers. what marks him out from all other such writers is the radical political and social agenda he brings.  

Jeremy Hilton, poet / editor of fire

 

books / pamphlets still in print

 

is that a bruise or a tattoo?  3rd full-length poetry collection

https://www.shearsman.com/store/Sean-Burn-Is-that-a-bruise-or-a-tattoo-p102838575

 

dante in the laundrette.  2nd full length poetry collection

http://smokestack-books.co.uk/book.php?book=66

 

https://www.knivesforksandspoonspress.co.uk/product-page/responses-to-monochords-by-yannis-ritsos-by-sean-burn-20-pages

 

​molotovs happy hour.  novella.  get in touch for one of the remaining copies.

psychiatry cant cope with winged humans, love is found in skips and property developers are vanquished by actual black panthers.   'the real sense of conflict you can get just walking around a place - and to turn all these hostilities into actual, violent revolutionary war is perfect. ... a really involving, moving, operatic experience. works like a charm.

Todd McEwen, novelist / editor

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