Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast does Paris – Episode 11 -Season 2

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, Player FM, Radio Public, OverCast, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms

This special Parisian episode aired on 10th April 2021 and I was joined by poets Sue Burge, David Leo Sirois, Mary Cummins and Paul Stephenson. The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pages are all listed below…

Sue Burge is a freelance creative writing and film studies tutor based in North Norfolk.   Her poems appear in a range of publications including The North, Mslexia, Magma, Under the Radar, Strix, Tears in the Fence, The Interpreter’s House, The Ekphrastic Review, Lighthouse and Poetry News.   She has featured in themed anthologies with poems on science fiction, modern Gothic, illness, Britishness, endangered birds, WWI and the current pandemic.   Her first collection In the Kingdom of Shadows (Live Canon) and debut pamphlet Lumière (Hedgehog Poetry Press) were published in Autumn 2018, followed by her second pamphlet The Saltwater Diaries in 2020.   Her second full collection, Confetti Dancers, is forthcoming with Live Canon. You can find out more about Sue at her website…

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David Leo Sirois is a Canadian-American poet who has had 99 publications in 7 countries (the US, France, England, India, the Czech Republic, Luxembourg & Zimbabwe) in 2 languages.   He lived & performed in Paris for 7 years, & now hosts from his native New Brunswick, Canada, the global open mic Spoken World Online (SpokenWord Paris after the quarantine).   He won Third Prize in Winning Writers’ Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest & his poetry has appeared in journals such as The Bombay Review, The Poetry Village, One Hand Clapping, The Sunday Tribune Online, THE BASTILLE, & Terre à Cièl (which also published his translations from the French of Paul Valéry & two contemporary French poets).   He is currently submitting two manuscripts for publication, & writing five more. He is on Twitter at https://twitter.com/DavidSirois3 and you can follow him at his website…

https://davidsirois.wordpress.com/

Mary Cummins is from Drogheda, in Ireland but has lived and worked in Paris for over 20 as a journalist and is currently a sub editor at Bayard Presse. She has a son Liam and has published a limited edition poetry collection called Chicken Wings and Other Stories. She has read her poetry many times at the famous Au Chat Noir in Paris. She often posts her poetry on Facebook and you can follow her here…

https://www.facebook.com/mairenicuimin

Mary and I back at the end of the 1990’s in Paris…

Paul Stephenson grew up in Cambridge. He was a Jerwood/Arvon mentee and did an MA with the Manchester Writing School.   He has three pamphlets: Those People (Smith/Doorstop, 2015), The Days that Followed Paris (HappenStance, 2016), written while living in Paris during the terrorist attacks of November 2015, and Selfie with Waterlilies (Paper Swans Press, 2017).   He co-edited Magma (issue 70 ‘Europe’) and co-curates the Poetry in Aldeburgh festival. You can follow him on twitter here https://twitter.com/stephenson_pj and on his website here…

https://paulstep.com/

My Stickleback poetry collection is available to buy here…

Book Shop: Stickleback

My debut collection Eat the Storms is available here…

Book Shop: Eat the Storms

If you have questions, comments, improvements, desires to be a guest poet on the show, then please drop me an email at eatthestorms@yahoo.com

Until next time… Stay Bloody Poetic!

Damien B Donnelly

You can find us on many platforms including Spotify and here is the link…

Published by deuxiemepeau

Published poet, writer, baker and former fashion maker, with footprints in Paris, London and Amsterdam but currently back home in Dublin with sights aimed at leaving a mark on the West coast one clear fine day...

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