Bad Boy Poet

Bad Boy Poet

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Bad Boy Poet is the debut poetry collection from whingy hipster blogger Scott Manley Hadley. It is a series of "confessional-style" poems describing the life of a confused and conflicted youngish man as he tries to work out who he is, following a mental health crisis and the subsequent breakdown of a relationship. Also there's loads about poo, illness, ageing, masculinity, Pierce Brosnan, sexuality and dogs.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 111 x 161 x 7mm | 65g
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1916413609
  • 9781916413603
  • 3,132,547

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"Reading Bad Boy Poet is like reading the face of Buster Keaton. These poems are honest, funny, and sometimes deeply sad, almost tragic, especially those about aging parents and a life crisis. What is most important when reading this is that I trust the author, and I trust his words. There are moments here that uplift the spirit, there are words here that fill readers with something moving and powerful." - Faruk Sehic - winner of the EU Prize for Literature.
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About Scott Manley Hadley

Scott Manley Hadley aka Solid Bald aka Hip-Scott is bald and has a history of mental illness. Boo hoo. Rn tho, he's doing OK. He has a dog, which helps. He blogs and is a regular contributor to Open Pen, Queen Mob's Teahouse and Huffington Post, as well as an irregular contributor in many other places. He has appeared on BBC3 discussing hair loss, and in 2017 he was shortlisted for the Saboteur Award for `Best Reviewer' and was named an Influx Press Literary Hero.
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4 44% (8)
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