Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 12 -Season 2

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

This episode aired on 17th April 2021 and I was joined by poets Isabelle Kenyon, Lee Potts, Simon Maddrell, Lindz McLeod, Zebib K. A and Karlo Seville. The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pages are all listed below…

Isabelle Kenyon is a northern poet and the author of This is not a Spectacle, Micro chapbook, The Trees Whispered (Origami Poetry Press) and Digging Holes To Another Continent (Clare Songbirds Publishing House, New York),  Potential (Ghost City Press) and Wild Pressed Books (Short Story ‘The Town Talks’). She is the editor of Fly on the Wall Press, a socially conscious small press for chapbooks and anthologies. In 2020, Indigo Dreams published her chapbook Growing Pains, You can find Isabelle on Twitter at https://twitter.com/kenyon_isabelle and on other social media platforms

https://www.facebook.com/isabellekenyonauthor

https://www.instagram.com/isabellekenyonpoetry/

You can find Fly on the Wall Press at…

https://www.flyonthewallpress.co.uk/

In 2017, Lee Potts returned to writing poetry after a 25-year hiatus. Before that, he earned an M.A. in creative writing from Temple University. He was an editor of the Painted Bride Quarterly in the late 80’s and early 90s and is currently poetry editor at Barren Magazine. He lives just outside of Philadelphia with his wife and youngest kid. His chapbook, And Drought Will Follow, was published by Frosted Fire Press. He is on Twitter at https://twitter.com/LeePottsPoet and you can find his book here…

For more information on Lee’s publications to date check out this link below…

Publications

Simon Maddrell is a queer born Manx man, thriving with HIV. Born on the Isle of Man and brought up in Bolton, Lancashire, he now lives in Brighton and Hove after 20 years in London. His debut pamphlet Throatbone was published by UnCollected Press (2020). Queerfella, his chapbook won the Rialto Pamphlet competition in 2020. He describes Queerfella as a ‘journey from shame to unashamed’. He is on Twitter at https://twitter.com/QueerManxPoet and you can find his chapbook here…

Lindz McLeod is a queer, working-class, Scottish writer who lives in Edinburgh and dabbles in the surreal. Her poetry has been published by perhappened, Allegory Ridge, Hellebore, Grain magazine, and many more. She is represented by Headwater Literary Management. Lindz is on Twitter at https://twitter.com/lindzmcleod and you can find out more about her writing at…

https://lindzmcleod.co.uk/

And at perhappened…

https://www.perhappened.com/photographphonelindzmcleod.html

Zebib K. A. (she/her) is a writer and psychiatrist. She moved from NYC to Scotland to do a Masters in Creative Writing at University of Edinburgh. She has been published in The Rumpus, The Selkie, Counterclock Journal, Nightingale and Sparrow, and more. She is black, queer, and comes from an immigrant background, and explores these identities in her writing. She is on Twitter at https://twitter.com/pegasusunder1 and you can find out more about her on medium.com/@pegasusunder and at Selcouth Station…

https://www.selcouthstation.com/single-post/poetry-connate-the-space-between

Karlo Sevilla writes from Quezon City, Philippines and is the author of three poetry collections: “Metro Manila Mammal” (Soma Publishing, 2018), “You” (Origami Poems Project, 2017), and “Outsourced!…” (Revolt Magazine, 2021). Twice nominated for the Best of the Net Anthology⁠—by Ariel Chart in 2018 and Collective Unrest in 2019⁠⁠—his poems were first published in Philippines Free Press in 1998, then in Pacifiqa and Philippines Graphic in 2015, and since then he has over 200 poems published in various literary magazines, anthologies, and other platforms worldwide. In 2020, he was one of the contributors to “Pandemic: A Community Poem,” which was nominated by Muse-Pie Press for that year’s Pushcart Prize. He belonged to the first batch of students (school year 2018) of the Certificate in Literature and Creative Writing in Filipino program of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, and is a member of the Rat’s Ass Review online poetry workshop.He also coaches wrestling and Brazilian Luta Livre, and won a gold medal in the 2016 ADCC Southeast Asia – Philippine International Submission Fighting Open and in the Greco-Roman wrestling event of the 2011 Philippine National Games. He is on Twitter at https://twitter.com/KarloSevilla2 and you can follow him at his blog…

http://karlosevillaofquezoncity.blogspot.com/2016/10/s-list-of-published-poems-all-with-links.html

Metro Manilla Mammal is available on Amazon…

My Stickleback poetry collection is available to buy here…

My debut collection Eat the Storms is available here…

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

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