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The Penteract Poetry Podcast is the official podcast of Penteract Press, an international poetry publisher specialising in the formal and experimental. This podcast features interviews with poets and publishers from all over the world, with in-depth discussions about both the craft of poetry and the present and future state of the artform.

The Penteract Poetry Podcast is the official podcast of Penteract Press, an international poetry publisher specialising in the formal and experimental. This podcast features interviews with poets and publishers from all over the world, with in-depth discussions about both the craft of poetry and the present and future state of the artform.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

The Penteract Poetry Podcast is the official podcast of Penteract Press, an international poetry publisher specialising in the formal and experimental. This podcast features interviews with poets and publishers from all over the world, with in-depth discussions about both the craft of poetry and the present and future state of the artform.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 18: Laura Kerr, Rachel Smith, & Derek Beaulieu (Visual Poetry Panel)

12/9/2020
Episode 18 of the Penteract Poetry Podcast, hosted by Anthony Etherin and Clara Daneri, and featuring a visual poetry panel discussion, with guests Laura Kerr, Rachel Smith, and Derek Beaulieu. Topics of conversation include the status of visual poetry in contemporary poetry, the nature of artistic experimentation, and the development of new visual poetic methods. Discover more about Penteract Press by visiting our website and our Twitter. And, if you like what you hear, please consider...

Duration:01:13:41

Episode 17: Ken Hunt

11/11/2020
Episode 17 of the Penteract Poetry Podcast, hosted by Anthony Etherin, and featuring an interview with poet Ken Hunt. In this episode, Anthony and Ken discuss the relationship between science and poetry, paying particular attention to Ken’s three books, The Manhattan Project, The Odyssey, and The Lost Cosmonauts. Learn about PortraitAI (discussed during the episode) here: https://portraitai.com/ Discover more about Penteract Press by visiting our website and our Twitter. And, if you...

Duration:01:28:11

Episode 16: Christian Bök (2)

10/11/2020
Episode 16 of the Penteract Poetry Podcast, hosted by Anthony Etherin, and featuring an interview with Christian Bök, author of Eunoia and winner of the 2002 Griffin Poetry Prize. In this episode — Christian’s second interview for the podcast — Anthony and Christian discuss their mutual interest in composing heavily constrained poetry. They also consider contemporary attitudes towards poetry, the way the internet has changed poetry, and the importance of poetic freedom, even under...

Duration:01:47:48

Episode 15: Kate Siklosi & Dani Spinosa (Gap Riot Press)

8/21/2020
Episode 15 of the Penteract Poetry Podcast, and the second of a series in which Penteract's Anthony Etherin and Clara Daneri together interview fellow small press publishers. In this episode, Kate Siklosi and Dani Spinosa discuss their work with experimental poetry publisher Gap Riot Press. For more on Gap Riot Press, visit https://www.gapriotpress.com/, and be sure to check out their recent launch event here: https://www.gapriotpress.com/season-five-launch-party Discover more about...

Duration:01:06:15

Episode 14: Gary Barwin ("Ampers&thropocene" Launch)

8/12/2020
Episode 14 of the Penteract Poetry Podcast, hosted by Anthony Etherin, and featuring an interview with poet... novelist... musician... (etc.) Gary Barwin. This a special episode, for the launch of Gary's book "Ampers&thropocene", published by Penteract Press on Saturday 15th August, 2020. For more of Gary's work, visit http://garybarwin.com/ Discover more about Penteract Press by visiting our website and our Twitter. And, if you like what you hear, please consider supporting this series...

Duration:01:23:14

Episode 13: John Bevis ("Letter-Winged Kite" Launch)

7/29/2020
Episode 13 of the Penteract Poetry Podcast, hosted by Anthony Etherin, and featuring an interview with poet John Bevis. This a special episode, for the launch of John's book "Letter-Winged Kite", published by Penteract Press on Saturday 1st August, 2020. Join us on Twitter, at 7pm, August 8th, to help launch the book: Ask questions about the book, about this podcast, and about poetry/publishing in general, using the hashtag #PenteractChat. For more of John's work, visit...

Duration:00:53:28

Episode 12: Richard Biddle ("Consciousness" Launch)

7/22/2020
Episode 12 of the Penteract Poetry Podcast, hosted by Anthony Etherin, and featuring an interview with poet and artist Richard Biddle. This a special episode, for the launch of Richard's book "Consciousness", published by Penteract Press on Saturday 25th July, 2020. Join us on Twitter, at 2pm, Saturday 25th, to help launch the book: Ask questions about the book, about this podcast, and about poetry/publishing in general, using the hashtag #PenteractChat. For more of Richard's work, visit...

Duration:00:52:17

Episode 11: Haley Jenkins (Selcouth Station Press)

7/16/2020
Episode 11 of the Penteract Poetry Podcast. The first of a series in which Penteract's Anthony Etherin and Clara Daneri together interview fellow small press publishers. In this episode, Haley Jenkins discusses her work with indie poetry publisher Selcouth Station Press. For more on Selcouth Station, visit https://www.selcouthstation.com/ Discover more about Penteract Press by visiting our website and our Twitter. And, if you like what you hear, please consider supporting this series via...

Duration:00:50:00

Episode 10: SJ Fowler ("Crayon Poems" Launch)

7/5/2020
Episode 10 of the Penteract Poetry Podcast, hosted by Anthony Etherin, and featuring a second interview with poet and curator Steven J Fowler. This a special episode, for the launch of Steven's book "Crayon Poems", published by Penteract Press on Saturday11th July, 2020. Join us on Twitter, at 7pm UK time, Thursday July 9th, to help launch the book: Ask questions about the book, about topics raised in this podcast, and about poetry/publishing in general, using the hashtag...

Duration:00:59:48

Episode 09: James Knight ("Chimera" Launch)

6/24/2020
Episode 9 of the Penteract Poetry Podcast, hosted by Anthony Etherin, and featuring an interview with poet and artist James Knight. This a special episode, for the launch of James's book "Chimera", published by Penteract Press on Saturday 27th June, 2020. Join us on Twitter, at 2pm, Saturday 27th, to help launch the book: Ask questions about the book, about this podcast, and about poetry/publishing in general, using the hashtag #PenteractChat. For more of James's work, visit...

Duration:00:52:46

Episode 08: Pedro Poitevin

6/5/2020
Episode 8 of the Penteract Poetry Podcast, hosted by Anthony Etherin, and featuring an interview with poet and mathematician Pedro Poitevin. Topics of conversation include poetry in translation, formalism and mastery, and the delights of palindromic sonnets. For more of Pedro's work, visit his website and Twitter; and read his wonderful villanelle "I Feel the Memory of Writing You" at Rattle. Discover more about Penteract Press by visiting our website and our Twitter. And, if you like...

Duration:00:56:51

Episode 07: Rachel Smith

5/8/2020
Episode 7 of the Penteract Poetry Podcast, hosted by Anthony Etherin, and featuring an interview with artist and poet Rachel Smith. Topics of conversation include Rachel’s various creative processes, the differences between the worlds of art and poetry, and the importance of being insolent yet smitten…. For more of Rachel’s work, visit her website, http://rachelartsmith.blogspot.com/ and her page at AMBruno. The Bananarama work Rachel mentions was a book collaboration with artists Emma...

Duration:00:50:34

Episode 06: Jonathan Ball

4/24/2020
Episode 6 of the Penteract Poetry Podcast, hosted by Anthony Etherin, and featuring an interview with Jonathan Ball, the 'Poet Laureate of Hell'. Topics of conversation include incomprehensible grunge lyrics, poetry inspired by horror movies, and four of Jonathan's books: THE NATIONAL GALLERY (available from Coach House Books), CLOCKFIRE (Coach House Books), THE POLITICS OF KNIVES (Coach House Books), and EX MACHINA, which is currently free to download from www.jonathanball.com (but remains...

Duration:01:09:56

Episode 05: Samuel Andreyev

4/6/2020
Episode 5 of the Penteract Poetry Podcast, hosted by Anthony Etherin, and featuring an interview with composer, poet and YouTuber Samuel Andreyev. This episode focuses on the relationship between music and poetry, on experimentation within both art forms, and on the increasingly important role social media plays in the arts. Check out Samuel's YouTube channel here. His latest CD "Iridescent Notation" is available now from Kairos. Discover more about Penteract Press by visiting our website...

Duration:01:54:54

Episode 04: Nasser Hussain

3/20/2020
Episode 4 of the Penteract Poetry Podcast, hosted by Anthony Etherin, and featuring an interview with poet, lecturer and critic Nasser Hussain, the author of SKY WRI TEI NGS (available now from Coach House Books!). Topics of conversation include sonic palindromes, writing poems with knives, and the delights of &ormalism.... Discover more about Penteract Press by visiting our website and our Twitter. And, if you like what you hear, please consider supporting this series via Anthony’s...

Duration:00:56:52

Episode 03: Mary Frances

3/6/2020
The third Penteract Poetry Podcast, hosted by Anthony Etherin, and featuring an interview with poet and artist Mary Frances. Topics of conversation include: playing with words; the weird world of Twitter; discovering landscapes in old stones; and Mary's latest book, Sea Pictures. (And, for those interested, HERE is the "Isle of Mull" tweet Mary discusses.) Discover more about Penteract Press by visiting our website and our Twitter. And, if you like what you hear, please consider...

Duration:00:52:46

Episode 02: Steven J Fowler

2/25/2020
The second Penteract Poetry Podcast, hosted by Anthony Etherin, and featuring an interview with poet, performer and artist Steven J Fowler. Topics of conversation include: What it means to be 'avant-garde'; the difference between poetry in the UK and mainland Europe; and Steven's new book, I will show you the life of the mind (on prescription drugs). Discover more about Penteract Press by visiting our website and our Twitter. And, if you like what you hear, please consider supporting this...

Duration:00:52:52

Episode 01: Christian Bök

2/11/2020
The very first Penteract Poetry Podcast, hosted by Anthony Etherin, and featuring an interview with Christian Bök, author of Eunoia and winner of the 2002 Griffin Poetry Prize. Topics of conversation include: the indestructible poems of Christian’s Xenotext Project; the dichotomy of negative capability and the egotistical sublime; poetry in the age of social media (and the success of Rupi Kaur); and poetic pedagogy. Discover more about Christian’s work via his Twitter page and his...

Duration:01:00:56