Benjamin Cusden

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Benjamin Cusden was a successful television programme editor until health issues led him to two and a half years of homelessness. His poetry has appeared in various UK publications including Acumen, Prole, The Dawntreader, and Under The Radar; as well as publications in the USA and Brazil. He has been shortlisted for The Bridport Prize and The Live Canon International Poetry Competition. He volunteers at Lumen and Camden Poetry raising money for cold weather shelters for the homeless.

Cut the Black Rabbit is a tough but tender read, with Cusden being one who knows how to ‘camouflage your being with evening air’ and how to scrape by ‘with laughter and lager’.” Katrina Naomi