Brutalism Revisited

black neon - Nov 2014

Black Neon by Tony O’Neill is out now on Bluemoose Books. Here are some photos from the launch in Hebden Bridge last night, taken by Vanessa O’Neill.

We still have a few copies of  Nowhere Fast by The Brutalists (aka Tony O’Neill, Adelle Stripe, yours truly) left. This chapbook rarity has been unearthed from 2007 and features several poems from each writer about the respective Northern England towns in which we grew up. It also includes llustrations by Lisa Cradduck. For sale £8 each, including P&P.

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Here is an article Joe Ridgwell wrote about us in The Guardian around about the time of publication.

And here are some thoughts from Sam Jordison in The Guardian too.


Tony, Adelle, Ben. Blackburn, Lancashire. January 3rd, 2007.


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