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A poetry podcast! The producers of Lunar Poetry Podcasts bring you a poem a week, taking you back to the simple joy of having a poem read to you. We aim to provide a mixture of new poems we're discovering, old favourites, current LPP features, and guest poets reading their own work.

A poetry podcast! The producers of Lunar Poetry Podcasts bring you a poem a week, taking you back to the simple joy of having a poem read to you. We aim to provide a mixture of new poems we're discovering, old favourites, current LPP features, and guest poets reading their own work.
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A poetry podcast! The producers of Lunar Poetry Podcasts bring you a poem a week, taking you back to the simple joy of having a poem read to you. We aim to provide a mixture of new poems we're discovering, old favourites, current LPP features, and guest poets reading their own work.

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@apoemaweek

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English


Episodes

Ep.72 - 'A Message from No Name' by Pauline Brehony (Read by Fiona Brehony)

9/7/2019
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Fiona Brehony reads an excerpt from 'A Message from No Name', a self-published long poem pamphlet by her grandmother Pauline Brehony. For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?: The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology' here: vervepoetrypress.com/product/why-poetry/ Episode music is an original composition by Snazzy Rat. You can find more from Snazzy here: snazzyrat.bandcamp.com/ www.facebook.com/snazzyrat/

Duration:00:03:24

Ep.71 - 'Ilex' by Seán Hewitt (Read by Kostya Tsolákis)

8/31/2019
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Kostya Tsolákis reads 'Ilex' by Seán Hewitt, taken from Seán's pamphlet 'Lantern' (Offord Road Books, 2018). For more from Seán: https://www.seanehewitt.com https://www.penguin.co.uk/authors/1085348/sean-hewitt.html https://www.offordroadbooks.co.uk/lantern https://twitter.com/seanehewitt For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?: The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology' here: vervepoetrypress.com/product/why-poetry/...

Duration:00:03:26

Ep.70 - 'A Guide to Reading Trans Literature' by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza (Read by Harry J. Giles)

8/17/2019
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Harry Josephine Giles reads 'A Guide to Reading Trans Literature' by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza. For more from Joshua Jennifer: https://joshuajenniferespinoza.com/ https://www.biglucks.com/store/im-alive-it-hurts-i-love-it https://twitter.com/sadqueer4life For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?: The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology' here: vervepoetrypress.com/product/why-poetry/ Episode music is an original...

Duration:00:05:53

Ep.69 - 'Moreover, the Moon' by Mina Loy (Read by Astra Papachristodoulou)

8/4/2019
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Astra Papachristodoulou reads 'Moreover, the Moon' by Mina Loy. For more from Mina Loy: https://poets.org/poem/moreover-moon https://oncomouse.github.io/loy/feminist.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mina_Loy For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?: The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology' here: vervepoetrypress.com/product/why-poetry/ Episode music is an original composition by Snazzy Rat. You can find more from...

Duration:00:03:58

Ep.68 - 'In the Capital' by Fiona Brehony

7/28/2019
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Fiona Brehony reads her poem 'In the Capital'. For more from Fiona: https://twitter.com/FionaSineadBre https://twitter.com/PoetsVersus For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?: The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology' here: vervepoetrypress.com/product/why-poetry/ Episode music is an original composition by Snazzy Rat. You can find more from Snazzy here: snazzyrat.bandcamp.com/ www.facebook.com/snazzyrat/

Duration:00:03:48

Ep.67 - 'Faro Rosso / Lighthouse Red' by Cédric Rischitelli

7/20/2019
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Cédric Rischitelli reads his poem 'Faro Rosso / Lighthouse Red' across two languages - in the original Italian and then his English translation. For more from Cédric: https://www.instagram.com/vie_de_pirate/ https://twitter.com/CedFRischitelli For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?: The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology' here: vervepoetrypress.com/product/why-poetry/ Episode music is an original composition by...

Duration:00:04:00

Ep.66 - '23 Confrontations' by Rishi Dastidar

7/13/2019
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Rishi Dastidar reads his poem '23 Confrontations'. For more from Rishi: http://ninearchespress.com/publications/poetry-collections/ticker-tape.html http://www.hesterglock.net/original-plus-dub-anthology.html https://twitter.com/BetaRish For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?: The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology' here: vervepoetrypress.com/product/why-poetry/ Episode music is an original composition by Snazzy...

Duration:00:06:05

Ep.65 - 'The twat in the (beanie) hat' by David Turner

7/5/2019
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David Turner reads 'The twat in the (beanie) hat', taken from the pamphlet '10 cups of coffee' (Hesterglock 2019). See the poem and its accompanying illustration here: https://lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/2019/07/05/episode-65-of-a-poem-a-week/ Buy 'ten cups of coffee' here: http://www.hesterglock.net/p-016-david-turner--lizzy-turner.html For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?: The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology'...

Duration:00:03:51

Ep.64 - 'After I have written my important poem' by Joe Dunthorne

6/29/2019
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Joe Dunthorne reads 'After I have written my important poem', taken from his collection 'O Positive' (Faber & Faber 2019). For more from Joe: http://joedunthorne.com/ https://twitter.com/joedunthorne https://www.faber.co.uk/shop/poetry/9780571342556-o-positive.html For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?: The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology' here: vervepoetrypress.com/product/why-poetry/ Episode music is an...

Duration:00:04:09

Ep.63 - 'She Died Making Pancakes' by Norman Erikson Pasaribu (read by Lisa Kiew)

6/22/2019
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Lisa Kiew reads 'She Died Making Pancakes' by Norman Erikson Pasaribu (trans. Tiffany Tsao). For more from Norman: https://normaneriksonpasaribu.wordpress.com/ https://www.tiltedaxispress.com/books#/sergius-seeks-bacchus/ https://twitter.com/nrmnp For more from us: https://lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?: The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology' here: vervepoetrypress.com/product/why-poetry/ Episode music is an original...

Duration:00:04:37

Ep.62 - 'Athenian Light' by Kostya Tsolákis

6/14/2019
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Kostya Tsolákis reads his poem 'Athenian Light'. For more from Kostya: https://twitter.com/kostyanaut https://kostyatsolakispoet.wordpress.com/ https://www.haranapoetry.com/ For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?: The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology' here: vervepoetrypress.com/product/why-poetry/ Episode music is an original composition by Snazzy Rat. You can find more from Snazzy here: snazzyrat.bandcamp.com/...

Duration:00:04:15

Ep.61 - 'Desecrated' by The Repeat Beat Poet

6/8/2019
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The Repeat Beat Poet reads his poem 'Desecrated'. For more from The Repeat Beat Poet: https://twitter.com/RepeatBeatPoet https://howlingonthebeat.tumblr.com/ https://www.mixcloud.com/199Radio/playlists/the-repeat-beat-broadcast/ For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?: The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology' here: vervepoetrypress.com/product/why-poetry/ Episode music is an original composition by Snazzy Rat. You...

Duration:00:04:33

Ep.60 - 'Collective Nouns for Humans in the Wild' by Kathy Fish (read by Rishi Dastidar)

5/31/2019
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Rishi Dastidar reads 'Collective Nouns for Humans in the Wild' by Kathy Fish. For more from Kathy: https://www.kathy-fish.com/ https://twitter.com/kathyfish For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?: The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology' here: vervepoetrypress.com/product/why-poetry/ Episode music is an original composition by Snazzy Rat. You can find more from Snazzy here: snazzyrat.bandcamp.com/...

Duration:00:04:20

Ep.59 - 'Why I Am Not In The Book' by Harry Josephine Giles

5/25/2019
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Harry Josephine Giles reads their poem 'Why I Am Not In The Book' taken from 'Why Poetry?: The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology' (Verve Poetry Press 2018). For more from Harry: https://harrygiles.org/ https://twitter.com/HarryGiles For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?: The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology' here: vervepoetrypress.com/product/why-poetry/ Episode music is an original composition by Snazzy Rat. You...

Duration:00:07:39

Ep.58 - 'Heliolatry' by Astra Papachristodoulou

5/10/2019
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Astra Papachristodoulou reads her poem 'Heliolatry'. For more from Astra: https://www.astranaut.co.uk/ https://www.europeanpoetryfestival.com/ https://twitter.com/HeyAstranaut For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?': The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology here: vervepoetrypress.com/product/why-poetry/ Episode music is an original composition by Snazzy Rat. You can find more from Snazzy here:...

Duration:00:03:44

Ep.57 - 'A Summer Web' by Morten Langeland

5/5/2019
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Morten Langeland reads 'A Summer Web', a merging of two extracts from the 'Puzzlers' section of his latest pamphlet 'Expect the Baboon' (Sampson & Low 2019). For more from Morten: https://sampsonlow.co/2019/03/25/expect-the-baboon-morten-langeland/ https://www.europeanpoetryfestival.com/ For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?': The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology here: vervepoetrypress.com/product/why-poetry/...

Duration:00:04:40

Ep.56 - 'Swallow' by Lisa Kiew

4/26/2019
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Lisa Kiew reads her poem 'Swallow', taken from her debut pamphlet 'The Unquiet' (Offord Road Books). For more from Lisa: http://lhhkiew.co.uk/ https://twitter.com/l_kiew https://www.offordroadbooks.co.uk/lisa-kiew For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?': The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology here: vervepoetrypress.com/product/why-poetry/ Episode music is an original composition by Snazzy Rat. You can find more...

Duration:00:04:01

Ep.55 - 'Confessions in 3/4 Timing' by Gboyega Odubanjo (Read by Peter DeGraft Johnson)

4/19/2019
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Peter DeGraft Johnson aka The Repeat Beat Poet reads 'Confessions in 3/4 Timing' by Gboyega Odubanjo, taken from Gboyega's debut collection 'While I Yet Live' (Bad Betty Press). For more from Gboyega: https://badbettypress.com/while-i-yet-live-gboyega-odubanjo/ https://www.creativesinspace.com/bo-odubanjo For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek www.facebook.com/apoemaweekpodcast/ Order 'Why Poetry?': The Lunar Poetry Podcasts Anthology here:...

Duration:00:05:08

Ep.54 - 'Black Water Side' by Richard Skinner & 'Cragfast' by Iris Colomb

3/16/2019
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In this week's episode Richard Skinner reads his poem 'Black Water Side' taken from his latest collection, The Malvern Aviator (Smokestack Books), this is followed by Iris Colomb reading 'Cragfast', written in response to Richard's poem. Both pieces will appear in the forthcoming 'Original Plus Dub' to be published by Hesterglock Press, 1 May. For more info about the book follow this link: http://www.hesterglock.net/original-plus-dub-anthology.html And to support the crowdfunding campaign go...

Duration:00:06:05

Ep.53 - 'Zero Dawn' by Shelly Harder

2/17/2019
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Shelly Harder reads their poem 'Zero Dawn'. For more from Shelly: https://twitter.com/shellyharder https://hardershelly.wordpress.com/ https://www.baselinepress.ca/remnants-shelly-harder-2018-1/ http://mysmallpresswritingday.blogspot.com/2019/01/shelly-harder-my-small-press-writing-day.html Poets Vs Homelessness event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1315527898572531/ https://twitter.com/PoetsVersus For more from us: lunarpoetrypodcasts.com/ twitter.com/apoemaweek...

Duration:00:07:35