Podcasts

SRB Podcasts – Episode #1

January 29, 2017

Emerging Critics an Introduction Editor Alan Taylor and Kristian Kerr discuss the Emerging Critics Programme, a partnership between the SRB and Creative Scotland, established to mentor new voices in cultural criticism. Topics include the state of criticism in Scotland today, the centrality of newspapers...

The SPL Podcast: Jennifer Williams speaks to Juana Adcock and Árpád Kollár

November 18, 2016
by The Scottish Poetry Library

In this podcast Jennifer Williams speaks to our New Voices from Europe Literary Europe Live SPL Poets in Residence Juana Adcock and Árpád Kollár about writing poetry while listening to Hungarian punk music, the definition of Spanglish, how to write multi-lingual poems and much more.

The SPL Podcast: Jennifer Williams talks to poet Isobel Dixon

November 1, 2016
by The Scottish Poetry Library

In this podcast Jennifer Williams talks to the poet Isobel Dixon about the universal and the particular, collaboration and making space in a busy schedule to write, how to bring in the personal in poetry and much more.

The SPL Podcast: TS Eliot Prize-winner Sarah Howe

September 24, 2016
by The Scottish Poetry Library

In this podcast, T.S. Eliot Prize-winning poet Sarah Howe talks to Jennifer Williams about kicking off the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival, writing with multiple languages and alphabets, sense and non-sense in poetry and much more. Sarah Howe is a British poet, academic and editor. Her first...

The SPL Podcast: Don Paterson and Krystelle Bamford

September 8, 2016
by The Scottish Poetry Library

Two poets, one podcast. Krystelle Bamford and Don Paterson are reading together at the Scottish Poetry Library at an event we’re holding on Wednesday 23 November, 6pm. Tickets are £7 (£5). Bamford was born in the US but has been living in Edinburgh for over five years now. She completed an MLitt...

The SPL Podcast: Claire Askew

August 10, 2016
by The Scottish Poetry Library

Claire Askew is the author of an acclaimed debut, This Changes Things (Bloodaxe), and has been shortlisted for the 2016 Edwin Morgan Poetry Award. Her poetry challenges its readers to consider the position from which they interpret it. She isn’t content to merely point the finger; her work proceeds...

The SPL Podcast: Carrie Etter

July 20, 2016
by The Scottish Poetry Library

In this podcast Jennifer Williams talks to Carrie Etter about her newest collection, Scar (Shearsman 2016), a sequence exploring the impact of climate change on her home state of Illinois which speaks to problems faced by all of us as we enter this period of environmental catastrophe. Carrie Etter is...