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Artist: Jan Noble
Charge: My Name Is Swan
Form: Sophisticated urban narratives | NME | Intense and chilling | The Guardian |

Jan Noble
Jan Noble is a writer and a poet. He studied fine art at Canterbury College of Art. He has taught creative writing in prisons and on psychiatric wards with the award winning mental health charity Core Arts. He has performed at festivals across Europe and been broadcast on Channel 4 and BBC Radio. His work has been set to music, principally by the composer Donna McKevitt. He has worked with the bands the Cesarians and Monkey Island, recording with legendary producer Craig Leon at Abbey Road studios. In 2010 he became poet in residence at the East End Film Festival and in 2013 he opened the Stoke Newington Literary Festival reading with Irvine Welsh. In 2015 he was invited to attend the Myriam Blundell Projects Willums Art Foundation Residency to complete his debut screenplay. In October 2016 he read his poetic monologue ‘My Name Is Swan’ in every Swan pub in London.
A film ‘My Name Is Swan’ is due to premiere at the East End Film Festival. More

Artist: McKevitt & Noble
Charge: This is what I wanted to give you
Form:  McKevitt makes beauty out of grief | Evening Standard |

The setting of poetry by Jan Noble is a new song cycle from Donna McKevitt, the youngest contemporary composer to have her opus number one, Translucence, released on a major classical label. Her settings of Derek Jarman’s poetry were received with exceptional critical acclaim. More

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