Manchester-based spoken word artist Tom Bishop

The Nubian Times / TNT News presents a Manchester-based spoken word artist Tom Bishop, who performs his insightful poem – ‘There’s Nothing New About The News’ – commenting on the media, immigration, and the geopolitical posturing around Palestine.

Any seasoned writer will react cautiously when called a poet, because the term comes with a whopping weight and honour that demands a plethora of writerly skill and proven credit. However, some writers and artists are rightly poets, by dint of both verve, poise and indeed, skill. Manchester’s Tom Bishop is an example.

Shying away from calling himself ‘a poet’, a sprightly and warm Tom Bishop sat comfortably with TNT saying “I write poetry, amongst other things”.

Originally, Tom wrote and rapped music; before transitioning into spoken word. READ MORE

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