Edmund Hardy: Every Cruel Thing

Edmund Hardy / Namida Red is a writer and filmmaker of mixed Japanese-British heritage. He published a book of experimental philology, ‘Complex Crosses’ (Contraband Books), in 2014, and writes regularly on politics and poetry for ‘Jacobin’ magazine. He makes short films, most recently ‘A Field of Islands’ in 2020, which combine animation, documentary and dream-like narrative. ‘Every Cruel Thing’ is his first collection of poetry.