Jan’s poetry has been called “witty and wise” (George Johnston), “energetic and striking” (Carol Off), and “very moving” (Gay Allison). He has published three collections and his poems have been published in numerous literary journals. He has also put in two years editing a poetry journal and has edited books by James Reaney Sr. and Thomas Nashe.
In addition to his poetry, Jan is a musician. He has played in a number of London bands and his work has been recorded on 6 CDs.
This email interview is by Stan Burfield, organizer of London Open Mic Poetry Night.