“The difficulties and the knock-backs make you graft harder”: What it’s like to be a queer poet

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Amy Tollyfield, a published writer and performance poet, tells us all about their career  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY SIMON HOLLIDAY Amy Tollyfield is a published performance poet and the author of two poetry collections – Toy Soldiers and The Suicide – both published by Olympia Publishers.  Based in the UK, Amy lives in Bath, [….]

SCREEN: Iris Prize Film Festival opens submissions for its 15th anniversary year

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The LGBTQI film festival is set to return in October with £30,000 up for grabs for a budding filmmaker BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Submissions are now open for the 2021 Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival. Celebrating its 15th edition, the Cardiff based festival, is set to go ahead in October 2021. The organisers are determined to [….]

MUSIC: Runrummer drops new remix of I Like Getting High

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A fresh Tommy Goes Harderrr remix is out now 🔥 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Originally released just before lockdown number one, rising star Runrummer is back dropping a brand new remix of last year’s hit I Like Getting High.  The track reflects a conversation about the modern musician and distorted ideas of success, and now has been [….]