'BURN' PUBLISHED IN NEU REEKIE'S #UNTITLEDTWO
Bram's poem 'BURN' was published alongside new work by Luke Wright, Hollie McNish, Alan Bissett, Caroline Bird, Dave Hook of Stanley Odd, Iona Lee poetry, Jenny Lindsay, Liz Lochhead, Patience Agbabi, Rachel McCrum - Poet, Ross Sutherland, Salena Godden, Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson in Neu Reekie's latest anthology, #UntitledTwo. Grab yourself a copy of this fantastic golden tome HERE.
EXNIHILO: THE BOOK - FIRST PRINT RUN SOLD OUT!
SECOND RUN NOW AVAILABLE
The first print run of EXNIHILO, Bram's first solo poetry collection based on his hit Edinburgh Fringe show, has sold out! The book (pictured above), which is accompanied by an exclusive album of new tracks, is now going into a second printing. If you bought one of the first run of 100, and haven't received an album download yet, email Bram now! To get a copy of the album now, and reserve a book, visit Texture on Bandcamp and pick up a copy of the book's second run, also limited to 100 copies.
NEW VIDEO: TIMEPIECE, FOR THE HIGH FLIGHT
A Christmas poem about metaphysics, caroling and the void, recorded at Inn Deep Poetry for The High Flight. Watch it here!
SHIFT/ COLLECTIVE: TEXTURE'S EXNIHILO- THE SHOW
As part of the SHIFT/ collective, Bram brought his debut 1-hour show EXNHILO to the Edinburgh Fringe this summer, gaining 4-star reviews from The Scotsman and others. Read more here, and check out Bram's new EXNIHILO READING LIST for some quality philosophy, poetry and comics recommendations!
SENSE8 & PHILIP K. DICK - BRAM ON io9.com
Bram wrote a piece on the fantastic but much-maligned Sense8 for SF culture site io9.com. The essay got some traction online, with re-tweets from show co-creator J. Michael Straczynski and star Jamie Clayton!
BRAM IS THE SCOTTISH SLAM CHAMPION 2015
On Thursday 26 February, Bram took the title of Scottish Slam Champion 2015 in a close-run competition at Edinburgh's Pleasance Theatre, in front of a capacity crowd. In the final round, he beat Katie Ailes and wildcard Joe With The Glasses to take this year's title. He went on to take part in the Coupe du Monde Grande Slam de Poesie in Paris in June, finishing in the top 12. See his winning poem BURN and victory poem TOKYO GLITTERATI on YouTube.
INTERVIEW WITH ALES KOT FOR THE QUIETUS
In 2015 Bram interviewed visionary comics creator Ales Kot for The Quietus. Kot is the author of Wild Children, Change, and Zero for Image Comics, and Secret Avengers and Winter Soldier for Marvel. He is also something of a shaman, and the natural inheritor of the psychedelic crown worn by Grant Morrison and Alan Moore. Read the interview here.