Anthony Joseph performs 'Jack Spaniard'.
One of the UK's most exciting and innovative new voices, poet, musician and novelist Anthony Joseph was born in Trinidad and has lived in the UK since 1989.
He is the author of two poetry collections, Desafinado (1994) and Teragaton (1997) and a spoken word CD Liquid Textology: Readings From The African Origins of UFOs. He was selected by the Arts Council of England as one of fifty writers for the historic photo 'A Great Day'. His inclusion was in recognition of his contribution to experimental and literary writing and performance in British contemporary literature.
As a spoken word artist, Joseph has performed internationally, touring the UK, Europe and the US. He was a featured artist on Mannafest's Mango Lick UK Tours and on Renaissance One's Modern Love UK & European Tour performing in Spain, The Czech Republic and Germany. He served as the British Council's first poet in residence at California State University, Los Angeles.