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Lunar Poetry Podcasts

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A series of discussions, interviews and live recordings with poets from the UK and abroad in which we examine the writing process. Now hosted by Peter deGraft-Johnson a.k.a The Repeat Beat Poet, the series was founded by David Turner in October 2014 in south east London.


Ep. 94 - Birmingham (transcript available)

This episode is in three sections and opens with an introduction which includes a quick chat with Verve Poetry Festival organiser, Stuart Bartholomew. A full transcript of this episode is available to download here:

Part One (3:35) - David Turner is talking to Brummie poet and youth worker Amerah Saleh about the work she does in and around Birmingham with the youth engagement organisation, Beatfreeks as well as her own writing.

Part Two (25:20): David Turner is talking to the founder of The Emma Press (now based in Birmingham), Emma Wright about why she started the press and their new Birmingham based anthology, This is Not Your Final Form.

Part Three (32:52)- David Turner talks to Luke Kennard, a poet and lecturer at Birmingham University. The pair discuss Luke's latest collection, Cain which has recently been long listed for the International Dylan Thomas Prize.

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