‘Cut Up’ (Vanguard Editions, 2023)
The cut-up technique (or découpé in French) is an aleatory literary technique in which a written text is cut up and rearranged to create a new text.
(of a person) upset, saddened, hurt.
‘I’m amazed – Skinner has sustained the idea over so many inventive and entertaining found poems. It really makes you look at those familiar words with new eyes.’
— Andy Jackson
‘Skinner’s imagination and creative risk-taking finding joy in form and constraint is always inspirational.’
— Lisa Kelly
‘It’s like pulling streams from the cultural unconscious into consciousness! Extraordinarily effective.’
— Wendy Vaizey
‘Am really enjoying the linkages and remixes of song lyrics in Richard Skinner's inventive Cut Up.’
— Katie Griffiths
‘These are fantastic, how do you read them out without a compulsion to sing?!’
— Anita Pati
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