Clifton Joseph

clifton joseph


clifton joseph is a poet and journalist living in toronto. He's authoured a book of poetry, "metropolitan blues"; produced "oral trans/missions", an album of poetry with music by the livestock band; a cd-single of the poem "shots on eglinton"; the video-poem "pimps"; his work has been included in a number of spoeken and written anthologies including vehicule press' "poetry nation" and "word up", virgin records' compilation of north american spoken word poets. his video-poem "(survival)in the city" was aired by muchmusic as part of their videopoems series. Joseph has performed widely around toronto, across canada, in the u.s., u.k. and the Caribbean.

Clifton is also a founding member of the Dub Poets Collective.


oral transmissions
shots on eglinton

Printed Works:

metropolitan blues



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Critical Work on the Artist
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