Lidia Yuknavitch speaks to fellow swimmer Alexandra Heminsley about the gender of water, finding her misfit tribe through a TED Talk and the upcoming film adaptation of her memoir The Chronology Of Water. This interview was recorded at a public swimming pool. This is an extended audio version of the video interview, which is available to watch on the-pool.com. The Book of Joan by Lidia Yuknavitch is out now. The Chronology Of Water will be out in the UK in 2019.
When Kate Clanchy started a poetry club at a disadvantaged school, she had no idea the result would be an anthology of heartbreaking, beautiful poems by children from immigrant and refugee backgrounds. In this podcast, the students recite their poetry while Kate tells us the story behind the book. England: Poems From A School is out now.
The Pool's senior writer Yomi Adegoke met Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ to discuss infertility, politics and gender expectations in her novel, Stay With Me. Stay With Me was shortlisted for Wellcome Book Prize 2018
Historian Dr Fern Riddell tells us about the most famous woman you've never heard of – German immigrant, actor, founder of the original #MeToo movement, suffragette bomber and co-founder of Planned Parenthood, Kitty Marion
For the past three years you've been able to find our agony aunt Viv Groskop on The Pool's podcast channel, but we're excited to announce that she's now getting her very own channel on Acast, where there will be a new episode every Tuesday. Viv will no longer appear in this podcast channel, so for a weekly dose of no-nonsense advice, simply search for Dear Viv on iTunes, Acast, or wherever you get your podcasts, and hit subscribe. Stay subscribed to this channel for more content from The...
On this week's podcast, Viv discusses younger siblings with questions about sex, how to talk to an old friend with cancer, downgrading a friend with benefits to 'just friends', and taking the leap to live abroad
This week, journalist, writer and podcaster Dolly Alderton is taking us through the dishes that sum up who she is by capturing distinct periods in her life. Tonight, she tells us about Kicked Out of the Club Sandwich, and her hedonistic twenties
On this week's podcast Viv discusses a rejection invitation to move in, how to introduce a tattooed boyfriend to conservative parents, how to support a sister with mental health issues, and whether or not to get involved in a family fallout