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POTM Episode 14 – Takako Arai, Paul Munden

2/14/2018
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Takako Arai published her first collection of poetry in 1997. Her second collection Tamashii Dansu received the Oguma Hideo Prize and several of the works were translated in Soul Dance: Poems by Takako Arai. She is an Associate Professor at Saitama University teaching Japanese language and poetry. Since 2014 she …

Duration:00:23:34

POTM Summer readings #5 – Judith Beveridge

12/21/2017
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Judith Beveridge lives in Sydney. Her seventh collection of poetry, New and Selected Poems, will be published by Giramondo in 2018. Her previous volumes have won a number of prizes including NSW, Victorian and Queensland Premiers’ Poetry Awards, the Grace Leven Poetry Prize and the Wesley Michel Wright Prize. She has also been …

Duration:00:12:22

POTM Summer readings #3 – Glyn Maxwell

12/21/2017
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Glyn Maxwell has long been regarded as one of Britain’s major poets. His books include Pluto, Hide Now, The Sugar Mile, The Nerve, and his recent selected poems, One Thousand Nights and Counting. He has won many awards, including the Somerset Maugham Prize, the E.M. Forster Prize from the American …

Duration:00:16:00

POTM Summer readings #2 – Sarah Holland Batt

12/21/2017
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Sarah Holland-Batt is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at QUT. Her most recent book, The Hazards (UQP, 2015) won the 2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Poetry. Her poems have been widely published in journals such as The New Yorker, Poetry, and elsewhere, and have been translated into several languages; a Spanish …

Duration:00:14:19

POTM Summer readings #1 – Phillip Hall

12/21/2017
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In the first of our Summer readings series, Phillip Hall. Phillip Hall worked for many years as a teacher of outdoor education and sport throughout regional New South Wales, Northern Queensland and the Northern Territory. He now resides in Melbourne’s Sunshine, where he works fulltime as a writer. He also works as …

Duration:00:14:45

POTM Summer readings #6 – Stephen Edgar

12/21/2017
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Stephen Edgar’s most recent book is Transparencies (Black Pepper, 2017). His two previous books, Eldershaw and Exhibits of the Sun, were both shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. He has received the Grace Leven Poetry Prize (2003), the Australian Book Review Poetry Prize (2005) and the Philip Hodgins Memorial Medal (2006). Stephen lives …

Duration:00:13:20

POTM Summer readings #4 – Kit Kelen

12/21/2017
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Christopher (Kit) Kelen is an Australian poet, scholar and painter, and Professor of English at the University of Macau, in south China, where he has taught Literature and Creative Writing for the last 17 years. Books of his poetry have been published in Chinese, Indonesian, Portuguese, French, Filipino, Swedish, Italian and Spanish. Kelen’s …

Duration:00:15:26

POTM Episode 12 – Glyn Maxwell

10/31/2017
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Glyn Maxwell has long been regarded as one of Britain’s major poets. His books include Pluto, Hide Now, The Sugar Mile, The Nerve, and his recent selected poems, One Thousand Nights and Counting. He has won many awards, including the Somerset Maugham Prize, the E.M. Forster Prize from the American …

Duration:00:30:21

POTM Episode 11 – Vahni Capildeo

10/31/2017
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In this episode, Trinidadian/British poet and writer Vahni Capildeo. Vahni Capildeo Douglas Caster Cultural Fellow at the University of Leeds. Her seven publications include Measures of Expatriation which won the 2016 Forward Poetry Prizes Best Collection award; Simple Complex Shapes, a sequence completed during the Judith E. Wilson Poetry Fellowship, …

Duration:00:34:01

POTM Episode10- Hiromi Ito

9/29/2017
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In this episode, a captivating live performance, followed by an interview with Japanese poet Hiromi Ito recorded during her visit to Australia as part of the Poetry on the Move Festival. Since publication of her first collection of poetry in 1978, Hiromi Ito has been one of Japan’s most celebrated poets. …

Duration:00:45:32

POTM Episode 9 – featuring ‘Homespun’ performance and interview

8/22/2017
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In this episode, we showcase a special performance by the Mothertongue multi-lingual poetry collective performing their original work ‘Homespun’. ‘Homespun’ is written and performed in five languages (six, including English) by four poets who came together through Mother Tongue Multilingual Poetry events and workshops in Canberra. Originally created for the …

Duration:00:39:48

POTM Episode 8 – Tania de Rozario; Pamela Beasant

4/25/2017
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In this episode two poets from two very different places. We talk to Scottish Poet, Pamela Beasant about her life and poetry in the Orkney Islands, and we hear from Singaporean poet, Tania De Rozario, performing at last year’s Poetry on the Move festival at the University of Canberra. Tania …

Duration:01:22:58

POTM Episode 7 – Tusiata Avia

3/12/2017
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We’re dedicating this episode, our first for 2017, to an extended interview with Tusiata Avia. Tusiata Avia is a Samoan-New Zealand poet, performer and writer. She has published three books of poetry including Wild Dogs Under My Skirt, and her latest Fale Aitu/Spirit House. Tusiata has held a number of …

Duration:00:40:12

POTM Episode 6 – Samuel Wagan Watson; Simon Armitage; Dominque Hecq; Tusiata Avia; Merlinda Bobis

3/12/2017
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In this, our last episode of Poetry on the Move for 2016, we offer readings taken in and around the various events at the Poetry on the Move Festival recently hosted by the University of Canberra. We’ll hear another reading from poet-in-residence, Simon Armitage towards the end of the program, …

Duration:00:34:23

POTM Episode 5 – Simon Armitage; Alvin Pang; Melinda Smith and Caren Florance

3/12/2017
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In this episode we interview Singaporean poet Alvin Pang. We hear poetry from Simon Armitage. And we conclude our discussion with Melinda Smith and Caren Florance on collaboration. This episode hosted by: Shane Strange

Duration:00:33:25

POTM Episode 4 – Katharine Coles; Niloofar Fanaiyan; Melinda Smith; Caren Florance

3/12/2017
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In this episode we talk to Utah poet – Katharine Coles, we hear poetry from Niloofar Fanaiyan, and we talk to poet Melinda Smith and letter press artist Caren Florance about poetry and collaboration. This episode hosted by: Shane Strange

Duration:00:28:35

POTM Episode 3 – Dan Disney, Rupert Lloydell, Poetry on the Move Festival

3/12/2017
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In this episode we talk to Dan Disney about his latest books either, Orpheus and Report from the Border. We hear poetry from Rupert Lloydell And we talk to Paul Munden about the forthcoming Poetry on the Move festival, happening at the University of Canberra in September. This episode hosted …

Duration:00:29:34

POTM Episode 2 – Cassandra Atherton, Nicole Cooley, Devin Johnston

3/12/2017
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In this episode, Paul Hetherington talks to Australian prose poet, Cassandra Atherton, about her latest book Exhumed . We hear poetry from Nicole Cooley. And Jen Crawford talks with US poet Devin Johnston. This episode hosted by: Shane Strange

Duration:00:35:39

POTM Episode 1 – Axon, Iggy McGovern, Jen Crawford

3/12/2017
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In this episode we talk to the editors of Axon:Creative Explorations about their latest issue ‘The Poetics of Collaboration’. We hear poetry from Iggy McGovern, and Owen Bullock talks to Jen Crawford about her latest book, Koel.

Duration:00:25:57