I climbed down once into a corrugated iron tunnel the size of a dog kennel in the slums of Freetown, and came out the other side into a ballroom among the stars, with strobe lights and glitter-ball, an escapist disco full of stoned revellers.
Poet, playwright and critic
Poet, playwright and critic whose work includes Abolition, and the forthcoming Vauxhall. He is a former BBC Radio 4 presenter and currently teaches at Goldsmiths.
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