An interview with Leah Holbrook Sackett, where we discuss her new book, our thoughts on MFA programs, the popularity - or not - of short stories, and more.

 

Visit Leah's website at leahholbrooksackett.com

Find out more about us at peekingcatliterary.co.uk and writersam.co.uk

Music: Trap Hamza by Arulo

Ken Pobo joins me for a lively discussion about his recent projects, our childhood writing projects, writing during retirement, his teaching career and defining success.

 

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Music: Trap Hamza by Arulo

I chat to JC Rammelkamp about his book Ugler Lee, writing about death and mortality, and our experiences of editing literary magazines.

 

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Music: Trap Hamza by Arulo

An interview with writer Linda Imbler. We chat about her new book, "Per Quindecim", as well as making guitars, petting intelligent fish, and writing about weird recurring dreams.

 

Find out more about this week's guest at lindaspoetryblog.blogspot.com

Find out more about us at peekingcatliterary.co.uk and writersam.co.uk

Music: Trap Hamza by Arulo

A chat with poet Sujash Purna about his book "Epidemic of Nostalgia", as well as the experience of writing autobiographically in poems, writing about other people, and holding an editorial position for a literary journal.

 

Find out more about Sujash at twitter.com/purnathepoet

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Music: Trap Hamza by Arulo

A dive into common metaphors, how we use them, how often we don't even notice we're using them, and how we could turn language on its head. Based on "Metaphors We Live By" by George Lakoff and Mark Johnson.

I explore writing prompts in Natalie Goldberg's book "Old Friend From Far Away" and share examples of my own results.

I chat to Jake Tringali about his new podcast and the eclectic list of guests on his roster, as well as Iceland as a holiday destination, getting to grips with haiku, and the end of humanity.

 

Find out more about Jake's podcast at outskirtspoetry.com

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Music: Trap Hamza by Arulo

I do a reading of my poetry chapbook "Empowerthy" and discuss the satisfaction of compartmentalising times in my life through publication.

Buy Empowerthy on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Empowerthy-Samantha-Rose/dp/132628780X

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Music: Trap Hamza by Arulo

I read several poems and prose pieces along the theme of home - and encourage you to try writing in a different room of your home.

 

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Music: Trap Hamza by Arulo

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