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Verse First is a monthly Podcast hosted by writer and poet Think/Write/Fly and produced and edited by Kallen Daynes and Gavin Randhawa, exploring the themes that resonate in contemporary poetry. Audio essays featuring interviews with you next favourite poet on the creation of their work, the craft of verse and the burning question: 'to rhyme or not to rhyme?'. these musings on verse are accompanied by unique studio readings of some of the most fantastic artists of both page and stage. We, at verse first have a passion for the written and spoken word. each month we aim to explore an aspect of the form we love, and keep you up to date with the myriad events and readings that are happening in our local scene at the heart of the UK.

Verse First is a monthly Podcast hosted by writer and poet Think/Write/Fly and produced and edited by Kallen Daynes and Gavin Randhawa, exploring the themes that resonate in contemporary poetry. Audio essays featuring interviews with you next favourite poet on the creation of their work, the craft of verse and the burning question: 'to rhyme or not to rhyme?'. these musings on verse are accompanied by unique studio readings of some of the most fantastic artists of both page and stage. We, at verse first have a passion for the written and spoken word. each month we aim to explore an aspect of the form we love, and keep you up to date with the myriad events and readings that are happening in our local scene at the heart of the UK.
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United Kingdom

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Verse First is a monthly Podcast hosted by writer and poet Think/Write/Fly and produced and edited by Kallen Daynes and Gavin Randhawa, exploring the themes that resonate in contemporary poetry. Audio essays featuring interviews with you next favourite poet on the creation of their work, the craft of verse and the burning question: 'to rhyme or not to rhyme?'. these musings on verse are accompanied by unique studio readings of some of the most fantastic artists of both page and stage. We, at verse first have a passion for the written and spoken word. each month we aim to explore an aspect of the form we love, and keep you up to date with the myriad events and readings that are happening in our local scene at the heart of the UK.

Twitter:

@VerseFirst1

Language:

English

Contact:

07794477003


Episodes

Episode 2: The self in Verse

6/17/2018
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This Episode I sit down with Casey Bailey and Hannah Ledlie to talk about the use of “I”, Its ability, intentional or not to connect the voice of a poem to the poet. And what that can mean for both poet and poem.

Duration:00:34:14

VERSE FIRST EPISODE 1

4/30/2018
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On Episode 1 of the verse first Poetry podcast, Think/Write/Fly Sits down with Poets Yomi Sode and Khairani Barokka to figure out why Poets are still a thing? and why the art of storytelling in verse spoken aloud is unlikely to go anywhere anytime soon.

Duration:00:38:40