george crisp

george crisp

Freelance writer, translator, editorLondon, United Kingdom
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george crisp

george crisp

Freelance writer, translator, editorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
After all, there is nothing but failure. – Thomas Bernhard
  • Ozu
    OzuYasujiro Ozu
  • Vive le Roy!
    Vive le Roy!Roy Lichtenstein 100
  • Today is World Poetry Day!
    Today is World Poetry Day!No one will enjoy reading what you have not enjoyed writing. -- Philip Larkin
  • It's You Or No One
    It's You Or No OneTenor giant. Sophisticated giant. Oscar nominee. Society Red. Dexter Gordon. Happy Birthday.
  • What a Lulu!
    What a Lulu!Alban Maria Johannes Berg was born 138 years ago today on the 9th of February, 1885, in Vienna. OK, it's not a particularly significant anniversary, I know; he's just my favourite composer, along with Debussy, and I'm probably one of the happy few who's going to remember him today. Gonna listen to Lulu later and so should you, the Boulez/Stratas version if you please. Or maybe the violin concerto, or the Lyric Suite. Or his early lieder, ravishingly beautiful. Ya can't go wrong with Alban. Open
  • Happy Birthday Ludwig!
    Happy Birthday Ludwig!the old music meister is 252 today! a palindromic number no less (and no more)! and he can still cut the cheese! pass the port and all that! an die freude!
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  • Top 10: career advice tips for 2023
    Top 10: career advice tips for 2023Job hunting? Thinking of pivoting your career? Struggling with motivation? Working with a tricky client? We’ve got you! We’ve put together our top 10 career-related questions for 2023 to help you navigate through the year ahead, no matter if you’re just starting out, or already have experience in the industry. Click through to see insights, advice and top tips from industry mentors and our brilliant Dots community. Got some thoughts of your own? Please add your own wisdom if you have anything
Work history
    LecturerOpen Age
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Filling in for philosophy lecturer on bereavement leave; Zoom talks on Machiavelli, La Rochefoucauld and Plato’s Symposium; and from April, 2024 Zoom talks on music
    Freelance WriterPublications Publications Publications
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    WRITING-EDITING-TRANSLATING: Story, The Movie Lovers, Fictionable Story, Kafka On the Beach, Apricity Story, Fin de partie, The Exacting Clam Poem, Miller's tale, The Naugatuck River Review Story, Screamer, The Howler Project Novel, Bebe, CB Editions Short story, The Tragic Circus, BarBar Everyone Knows It's Wendy, Perfect Sound Forever Short story, The Camel's Eye (a tale of conspicuous consumption), Postbox 8 Poems, New World Writing Book Reviewer, The Tablet Essay, The Man Who Loved New York, Slag Glass City Short Story, The Lost Episodes of I Love Lucy, McSweeney's Poem, Orpheus Calls Their Bluff, Panoplyzine Story, Kafka On The Beach, Ambit Flash Fiction, Timberland, Seed Story Two poems anthologised, The Servant & Evenings In The Great Cities, Greetings, Enthusiastic Press Contributor, Classical Music ebook, Sorcerer: A Life of Miles Davis, Endeavour Press Regular contributor, The Journal of Music Spanish to English legal translations, Publicis Blueprint Regular Contributor, Film Comment Essay anthologised, Contemporary Literary Criticism Contributor, The London Magazine Regular Contributor, The First Post Book, Miles Davis, optioned, Trihughes Entertainment Essay anthologised, Film Review Annual Contributor (chess articles), Encyclopaedia Americana Book, Malcolm X, Scholastic, commissioned but unpublished Stories, China Is Near & And Now For a Word From Our Sponsor, Southern Cross Review, (Arg) Contributor, Chess Life Regular contributor, Cineaste Contributor, Archipelago Regular contributor, Salon Regular contributor, The Colombian Post Book, Miles Davis, Grolier/Franklin Watts Regular Contributor, Weekend City Press Review, UK Contributor, Cross Section (JPN) Book, Salvador Dali, Chelsea House Contributor, San Francisco Chronicle Book Review Regular contributor, Art Review, UK Regular contributor, Opera News
  • Foreign Languages
  • Translation Editing
  • Writing Poetry
  • Film Writing
  • Critical Writing
  • Magazine Articles
  • Online Writing
  • Ad Copywriting
  • Podcasting
  • Blog Writing
    BASchool of General Studies, Columbia University
     - New York, United States
    BA English, autumn 1985. Deans List; also studied French, Spanish and Italian
    Archery Prize, 2d PlaceCamp Cholera
    A silver arrow and a jar of Smucker's.