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Benjamin Zephaniah

Last mentioned in Birmingham : United Kingdom
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Benjamin Obadiah Iqbal Zephaniah (born 15 April 1958, Birmingham, England) is an English writer and dub poet. He is a well-known figure in contemporary English literature, and was included in The Times list of Britain's top 50 post-war writers in 2008.

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  • Cillian Murphy shows off his ‘Peaky Blinders' haircut: would you hit it?

      News Source: Cele|bitchy | 1 month ago
    I grant you the period haircut is offputting in stills...You can even forgive the titular razor blades in the caps, such is Cillian's alien beauty in the show...I might make Sixlet Major make a Peaky Blinders tumblr for me.
  • Jean Breeze: 'Poetry has been my life'

      News Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner | 3 months ago
    The first, two months earlier, had left Breeze in a coma for five days...After six months in Sandy Bay, Hanover, a medical scan showed that the blood clots had disappeared...Looking healthy and happy as I interviewed her last week, Breeze attributed
  • Unknown Origin

      News Source: XLR8R | 5 months ago
    That's a problematic statement in some ways, but let's put it aside since it's for reasons that have nothing to do with Slater...Dub Corp, for Ostgut Tonis almost incapable of alienating or offending any listener. It's not a genre-bound statement,

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  • Jean Breeze: 'Poetry has been my life' - Entertainment - ...

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    These included, she said, "Benjamin Zephaniah as a dub poet, and more conventional poets like James Berry, a Jamaican, John Agard, Grace Nichols from Guyana, and Merle Collins from Grenada". Johnson produced her second album, ...
  • Human Writes: For what it's worth.

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    From Benjamin Britten to Benjamin Zephaniah, Christopher Marlowe to Chris Martin - something in our cultural mix gives us an enviable tendency to produce exciting and original creative ideas. And that's before we've mentioned The Beatles,&
  • The rise of Twitter poetry | Via Negativa

      Blog Source: | 5 months ago
    And I question their decision to illustrate it with a photo of Benjamin Zephaniah, who follows all of four people despite being followed by more than 10,000, instead of George Szirtes, Alison Brackenbury or Ian Duhig, who are much better and ...

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