Forensic and passionate, eloquent and polemical, Heathcote Williams’s meticulous prose roars with righteous anger – Jeremy Hardy
Heathcote Williams wrote this on learning that the UK government was to spend £50million commemorating the World War One centenary.
Poet Maureen Duffy celebrates the incredible impact of Whale Nation, which inspired an international campaign to ban hunting these mighty sea mammals.
He stands out like a rock in a river: clear, stark and unmoving, as the waters rush around him and vanish.
“His defence of bankers’ greed is Bullingdon morality, pure and simple.”
Right now we are becoming a sick society – sick with xenophobia, anti-migrant paranoia and unacknowledged racism.
It’s a strange and difficult process, losing a biological father who gave you half your DNA, but who you only met a handful of times.