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Podcast – Rich Seams

Award-winning poet Andrew McMillan takes a deeper look at the poetry of the North, as part of Rich Seams, a brand new podcast series celebrating the best of new and emerging poetry in the North of England.

 

Rich Seams Episode 4: Halifax

Listen to northern poets Steve Ely, Amy McCauley and Clare Shaw discuss their work and the mythic power of poetry in Halifax with Andrew.

To find out more about the Rich Seams podcast, visit durhambookfestival.com.

Rich Seams was commissioned for Durham Book Festival. Durham Book Festival is a Durham County Council event, produced by New Writing North with support from Durham University and Arts Council England.

Rich Seams Episode 3: Grasmere

In this episode of Rich Seams, Andrew is in conversation with northern based poets Emma McGordon, Kim Moore and Eileen Pun at the Wordsworth Trust in Grasmere. They tackle the importance of labelling poetry – what makes northern poetry ‘northern’?

To find out more about the Rich Seams podcast, visit durhambookfestival.com.

Rich Seams was commissioned for Durham Book Festival. Durham Book Festival is a Durham County Council event, produced by New Writing North with support from Durham University and Arts Council England.

Rich Seams Episode 2: Durham Town Hall

In this live recording from Durham Book Festival 2018, Andrew interviews some members of the next generation of North East poets – Jake Campbell, John Challis and Degna Stone – who also read from their work.

Rich Seams was commissioned for Durham Book Festival. Durham Book Festival is a Durham County Council event, produced by New Writing North with support from Durham University and Arts Council England.

To find out more about the Rich Seams podcast, visit durhambookfestival.com.

Rich Seams: Durham Old Cinema Launderette

In the first episode, Andrew is in conversation with Alice Mullen, manager of the Poetry Book Society, Claire Malcolm, founding chief executive of New Writing North and Professor Stephen Regan of Durham University. They discuss the unique and beautifully compelling nature of northern poetry and share some of their favourite poems and poets from (or inspired by) the area.

Rich Seams was commissioned for Durham Book Festival. Durham Book Festival is a Durham County Council event, produced by New Writing North with support from Durham University and Arts Council England.

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