Reading poetry at the Wirksworth Festival
  • audio CD of poetry - Star Vajra Special Edition by poet Sean Woodward

    Poet and Transmedia Alchemist Sean Woodward appeared at the 2008 Wirksworth Festival

    The Special Edition audio CD of Star Vajra (featuring 4 new recordings of the poems Bedlam, African Gods, Hemmingway’s Ghost and Radio Rebalde recently read at the Wirksworth Festival) IS NOW AVAILABLE to purchase from our online store.

    Derbyshire Poet Sean Woodward has close ties with the market town on the edge of the Peak District. As the Art Director for the British Association Of Myasthenics he designed and oversaw the production of several of the Crown Yard well-dressings during the 1980s.

    His poetry CD, Star Vajra, was available for purchase on the evening. The CD features readings by Sean Woodward of a series of poems celebrating Tibetan Buddhism with evocative instrumentals. The Special Edition also includes the following poems, recently written in Cuba :

    Bedlam (inspired by a Santeria Casa/temple in Trinidad)
    African Gods (inspired by the murals at Callejon de Hammel in Havana)
    Hemmingway’s Ghost (inspired by the bars made famous by Hemmingway in Havana)
    Radio Rebalde (inspired by the Che Guevera memorial in Santa Clara)

    Buy the CD today from our online store


About The Author

Sean Woodward is a British artist, writer and musician who stands at the crossroads between technology and the arts, between the supernatural and the mundane, the light and the dark. His art is collected internationally and his essays, fiction and poetry have been published in a number of international publications. He is the author of Keys to the Hoodoo Kingdom, Erzulie of the Deep, The Grimoire of ZAL and co-author of The Infernal Faces of Hekate. Vudutronix: Selected Art, Essays & Lectures, Archonix: The Chronicles of Leng and Keys to the Inner Kingdom are forthcoming.

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