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Trespass ‘Americana’ Issue 9: edited by Sara-Mae Tuson


Rap influenced poet Michael Cirelli talks to Trespass Lobster with Ol’ Dirty Bastard writer discusses exploiting rap rhythm’s in his new book.

Hurricane butterfly: How Politics affects Art Kristian Goodchild unravels the effects of political machinations on art.

Kurt Weill in America
Peter Scott-Presland discusses the German composer’s patriotism and America’s effect on Weill’s music.
Poetry Mosaic: Listening to Billie
Naomi Woddis’s innovative poetry pastiche – created especially for Trespass’s Americana issue.

The 50 States Project
Stuart Pilkington gets 50 photographers involved in exploring the American landscape through the lens of personal experience.

Sexuality: The Ultimate Import: Stripping the Illusion Sabrina Mahfouz whips off the nipple tassels and discards the myths behind stripping.

Columns by Simon Munnery and Phil Gardiner.

Photostory: ‘Reflections: Looking at the Man in the Mirror’ by Izaskun Gonzalez and Sarah Maple. Trespass gets two poets and an artist to create their own homage to Michael Jackson. Featuring Heather Taylor, Sarah Maple and Nick Makoha.

Poetry by Emma Decent, Lucy Williamson, Robert Cole, Adele C. Geraghty, Felix Ketro, Michael Cirelli, Mark Statman, Erica Miriam Fabri, Rhett Iseman Trull, Gary A Lenhart, Nick Makoha, Shanta Acharya, Norma Cole and Imogen Featherstone.

Short Fiction by Amber Hsu, Thomas Siddle and John Stiles.

Art by Juliet May and Seth Butler.

Theatre: Extract from Torben Bett’s play Lie of The Land.