Author of THE INTIMATES (2012), LETTERS FROM YELENA (2013), HOW I LEFT THE NATIONAL GRID (2015) and AN HONEST DECEIT (2016).
Wednesday, 5 March 2014
Academic article in current issue of Punk & Post-Punk
I'm honoured to have an article in the current issue of the academic journal 'Punk & Post-Punk'. It's entitled 'I Can't Seem To Stay A Fixed Ideal: Self-Design & Self-Harm in Subcultures.' The piece looks at musical subcultures such as post-punk, New Romantic and Riot Grrl, and in them considers where self-design ends and self-harm begins. It includes a case study of the Manic Street Preachers' guitarist Richey Edwards-