The performance poetry scene is in excellent health. Daisy Bowie-Sell asks what everyone is getting excited about.
Berkson acknowledges the division between “performance” and “page” poetry: “It’s like a class division: an underground class versus the establishment.” But he also thinks this division “artificial” and plenty of other poets agree. Performance poetry veteran Salena Godden sees herself primarily as a writer: “I just happen to read out my stuff,” she says.
Full piece at The Telegraph