Eat the Storms – The Podcast Podcast – Episode 9 – Season 3

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

This episode aired first on Saturday 4th September 2021. The guests were Alicia Fitton, Anthony Parker, Gerald Friedman, Regine Ebner and Matt Gilbert, produced and hosted by Damien B. Donnelly. Below are details and links to all the guest stars…

Alicia Fitton

Alicia Fitton is Manchester based, performance poet writing about lust, lies and justified feminist rage, often through a lens of myth and fantasy. She was a finalist in the 2020 Glasgow Women’s Library Digital Slam. Her debut poetry pamphlet, So Tightly Wound, is available now via Amazon.

You can find Alicia on Twitter and Instagram at @alicia_makes

Follow Alicia via her Website at

Her collection So Tightly Wound is available here…

Anthony Parker

Anthony Parker or ‘The Poetic Prince’ lives in Manchester and has been writing poems for ten years. He writes about all manner of subjects from Manchester, to history, to homelessness and social justice.

You can find Anthony and his poetry on Twitter at

You can also find out more about Anthony and follow him on his website

Gerald Friedman

Gerald Friedman  lives in Española, New Mexico and teaches physics at the Santa Fe community college. He is a member of the Rat’s Ass Review. His poetry has appeared in many publications including Entropy, Better than Starbucks, The Daily Drunk, Sledgehammer, Santa Fe Literary Review and, of course, Rat’s Ass. He received an A.B. in physics from Princeton University and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been teaching at SFCC since 2002. His goal is to help students learn to solve problems using the methods of mathematics and physics.

You can follow Gerald at his website

Regine Ebner

Regine Ebner is a teacher in a Montessori school she founded.  She loves teaching poetry, science and history to eager elementary students. The unique Sonoran desert in Arizona is often her muse. Regine has a solid background in writing. She co-authored a play, Minor Details, which was performed in Tucson and she has a chapter in the book Reimagining Shakespeare for Children, by Naomi Miller. Her work has appeared in may publications including Rough Diamond Poetry Journal, Sledgehammer Lit, The Walled City Journal and Freedom-Rapture from Black Bough Poetry.

Regine is on Twitter at

Matt Gilbert

Matt Gilbert is a freelance copywriter and blogger. Originally from Bristol, he currently gets his fill of urban hills in south east London, downhill from the dinosaur haunted heights of Crystal Palace. He’s had poems published by Black Bough, Dawntreader, Green Ink and Anthropocene amongst others.

Matt is on Twitter at

Follow him at his website at

Upcoming Events

Eat the Storms, my debut poetry pamphlet, published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press, turns 1-year-old on 17th September 2021 and to celebrate I am hosting an evening of Poetry Prose and Friends on zoom starting at 7.30pm Eastern Standard Time with free tickets now available on Eventbrite via the link below. I am hoping this will be the first of many events of sharing voices as I couldn’t invite everyone to read on just one evening and besides, much better to have many parties instead of just one…

Damien B Donnelly, Producer, Host and Poet

Damien B Donnelly returned to Ireland in 2019 after 23 years in Paris, London and Amsterdam, working in the fashion industry as a pattern maker for various brands including Calvin Klein, & Other Stories, Pepe Jeans, Reiss and G-Star. His writing focuses on identity, fragility and connection. His interests revolve around falling over and learning how to get back up while baking delicious cakes. His work had been published in numerous journals online and in print including Black Bough Poetry, Barren Magazine, Anti Hereon Chic, Icefloe Press and The Bangor Literary Journal. His debut poetry pamphlet Eat the Storms, which was featured on the Poetry Book Society Winter List 2020/21 and his Stickleback micro collection Considering Canvases with Boys were both published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press. His next collection with be a conversation pamphlet he co-wrote with fellow Irish poet Eilín de Paor called In the Jitterfritz of Neon. He is currently finishing his first full collection documenting his love affair with Paris called Enough!

He is on Twitter at and instagram at @damiboy

You can follow him and buy his Eat the Storms debut pamphlet and his Stickleback micro collection at is website

Backing music for Eat the Storms is from Purple Planet Royalty Free Music, with thanks…

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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