Stuart Calton

Stuart Calton

Stuart Calton was born in Wisbech, Cambs in 1977. He lives in Levenshulme, Manchester. He is a call-centre worker and an oppositionist member of the Socialist Workers' Party (UK) and UNITE.

He has published six small volumes of poetry so far. These are Sheep Walk Cut (Barque Press, 2003), The Bench Graft (Barque Press, 2004), United Snap Up (self-published through Fenland Hi-Brow Press, 2004, now out of print but available here), The Corn Mother (Barque Press, 2006), Three Reveries (2010) and The torn instructions for no trebuchet (2013). The first two books were reviewed by Robert Potts in the Guardian.

Stuart Calton is also a musician more frequently visible under the name T.H.F. Drenching. He has released a large number of albums of freely-improvised music and musique concrète with the now-defunct Fenland Hi-Brow Recordings. These are all online for free download at the Free Music Archive.  His current label is Council of Drent.




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Three Reveries Stuart Calton £5.00, 40pp, ISBN 978-1-903488-76-8
The Bench Graft Stuart Calton £4.00, 32pp, ISBN 978-1-903488-36-2, 2004
Out of Print
The Corn Mother Stuart Calton £4.00, 26pp, ISBN 978-1-903488-52-2, Feb 2006
Sheep Walk Cut Stuart Calton £4.00, ISBN 978-1-903488-35-5, 2003
Out of Print
The torn instructions for no trebuchet Stuart Calton £5.00, 32pp, ISBN 978-1-903488-83-6, 2013/09
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