Join us for the live stream launch of How I Made My Millions by Rob Steventon, with special guest Dominic Berry.
Journeying from coming of age, coming to Manchester and coming to terms with life, Rob wrangles humour from the more preposterous – and disgraceful – aspects of modern society. Political, radical and filled with social commentary, astute wit and comic observation, his debut collection proves that accessible poetry is not the sole property of advertising companies.
“Relatable, funny and poignant poetics. A brilliant addition to the UK poetry scene.” – David Viney, spoken word artist
“A vital new voice in stand-up poetry. Young, angry and most importantly, very funny.” – Dr Kate Fox, stand-up poet
“Rob tells his generation’s story with style, wisdom and humour.” – Attila the Stockbroker, poet & musician
“His words are inventive, surprising, political, accessible and really laugh-out-loud funny.” – Dominic Berry, Glastonbury Festival poet-in-residence
“It’s no coincidence that performance poetry became more popular once Rob got involved.” – Thick Richard, spoken word artist
Rob Steventon has been peddling poetry since 2013 and has been Champion of Manchester’s Word War and York’s Say Owt poetry slams. He is the founder and director of Punk in Drublic Poetry, a regular event at which performance poetry and stand-up comedy violently clash. All of Punk in Drublic Poetry’s door fees are donated to Mustard Tree Homelessness charity. Rob is not a millionaire. He would be grateful if you could lend him a tenner.
Available to pre-order now from flapjackpress.co.uk and your favourite bookshops.