Interview: filmmaker Cavan Clerkin on Nice Guy

Cavan Clerkin talks about his independently-made crime drama which recently premiered at the East End Film Festival (published by the Hackney Citizen newspaper) Nice Guy, an independent gangster film shot in Hackney, recently premiered at the East End Film Festival. Starring Cavan Clerkin (Pierrepoint, The Shadowline), it documents the demise of David, a middle-aged man

Talking poetry with Katy Evans-Bush

The New York-born, Hackney-based poet believes the internet has a lot to offer aspiring writers (published by the Hackney Citizen) Blogger, published poet and self-proclaimed conversationalist Katy Evans-Bush was recently shortlisted for the Orwell Prize 2012. Her blog Baroque in Hackney features critiques, anecdotes and musings, just like many other blogs. So what makes hers