Marxist. Trade Unionist. Socialist-feminist. Author. Poet. Speaker. Tutor. RMT ex-Exec. Workers' Liberty. Autie. Bi. PUFC fan.

Poetry

Mine, and occasionally others'.

Launch - Ranting Rhyming Revolting: more poems by Janine Booth

Submitted by Janine on 05 December 2015 at 16:52
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At Housman's Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 9DX.

Join Janine and special guests including Tim Wells and Owen Collins to launch her new poetry collection, Ranting Rhyming Revolting.

Entry is £3, redeemable against any purchase (so you get it back buying the book!).

Details at Housman's website.

Feature poet: Mouths Wide Shut

Submitted by Janine on 05 December 2015 at 13:24
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ABOUT MOUTHS WIDE SHUT POETRY:
A monthly space to explore, experience & experiment, with prattling prose & poetry.

We're a fully inclusive, fully accessible space open to every poet from all walks of life - old and new - who are looking for a small and welcoming community. Expect riffing by candlelight in a centuries-old Chapel.

Last Saturday of every month.

LOUD WOMEN: a lone poet amongst pop-punksters

Submitted by Janine on 05 December 2015 at 13:07
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A night of top notch badass woman-lead NEW YEAR celebration, in Finsbury Park's finest venue, Silver Bullet. 

Line-up for FRIDAY 8 January 2016:

THE POTENTIALS
https://www.facebook.com/buffcore/
https://thepotentialsuk.bandcamp.com/releases
Buffy inspired diy feminist queer pop - what's not to love?

The Truth

Submitted by Janine on 20 November 2015 at 11:34

A poem written in 1985, back in my days as The Big J. I might choose different wording these days, but the point remains - depressingly - relevant. The illustration is from Wake Up! fanzine when it published this poem and the Housewife's Trial iin 1985.

LGSM Farewell Party

Submitted by Janine on 11 November 2015 at 13:08
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After two years marking the 30th anniversary of the Miners' Strike and the role of lesbians and gay men in supporting it, Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners is bidding a fond farewell.

Join hundreds of supporters for an evening of festivities, including some poems from Janine.

Venue: Amnesty, Shoreditch.