Physical events might still be off the table but the poetry world has embraced it’s natural allegiance with audio tech and we are treated to many new podcasts, radio shows and audiobooks than ever before. This blog post celebrates some of the audio work produced by our poets. Get your mindless tasks or relaxation routine ready…
Laurie Eaves goes retro and has released his debut collection Biceps as an audio download + tape cassette!
Leanne Moden accompanies the release of Get Over Yourself with a DIY audiobook recorded at home under a sheet and we are loving it!
The She Grrrowls Anthology (released in 2017) is now available on Audible!
Poems read by it’s editors and contributors: Carmina Masoliver, Rowena Knight, Rachel Long, Joelle Taylor, Bridget Minamore, Natalie Cooper, Sabrina Mahfouz, Selina Nwulu, Sophie Fenella, Aisling Fahey, Esther Poyer and Belinda Zhawi.
Perpendicular Podcast – hosted and produced by Robert Garnham is full of whimsy and humour we’ve come to expect from Robert, plus wonderful interviews with current UK poets including a new episode with Mary Dickins!
Dead Darlings is a new poetry podcast hosted by BE poets Laurie Eaves and Hannah Chutzpah, joining them is London-based poet and producer Rebecca Cooney. The podcast is a series of interviews with poets and members of the UK poetry community. Fun, in depth at times, but always welcoming.
Out in South London – Resonance FM
From the kitchen table, Sophia Blackwell discusses and interviews LGBTQA+ voices from the UK literary scenes.
So there you go, we hope you enjoy the content and continue to support our brilliant poets as they navigate life without live performance.
Don’t forget you can also listen and subscribe to the BE Podcast on soundcloud, apple podcasts, spotify, etc. Our next episode is up soon featuring Leanne Moden.