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This episode aired first on Saturday 15th January 2022. The guests were Charlotte Oliver, Eoin Devereux, Devika Mathur, Nathaniel Dowd Horowitz, Kyla Houbolt and Lennart Lundh produced and hosted by Damien B. Donnelly. Below are details and links to all the guest stars…
Charlotte Oliver is a writer who lives by the sea in Scarborough, England. She was the commissioned poet for BBC Radio York’s Make a Difference campaign and has poems published or forthcoming in Spelt, Dream Catcher, Pendemic, The Tide Rises, Greenteeth’s Yorkshire Anthology, Black Bough’s Christmas and Winter 2021, Cold Moon Journal, Poetry & Covid, The Daily Drunk, Nymphs and Thugs, Neuro Logical, One Hand Clapping, Poetry Pea Journal,Not4UCollective’s Poems from Home and Ice Floe Press’ Pandemic Love Anthology. She is a member of Fevers of the Mind’s Wolfpack and was a Top Tweet Tuesday host for Black Bough Poetry. She was guest poet for Messrs AP & Pickering’s Spoken Word Evening. Her debut chapbook, How To Be A Dressing Gown, is out now, published by Dreich. She is happiest by, or preferably in, the sea.
Follow Charlotte on Twitter at https://twitter.com/CharlotteOlivr and on Instagram at charlotteoliverpoet
Find out more about Charlotte and buy her chapbook at at her website https://charlotteoliver.com/
Eoin Devereux is a writer from Limerick City, Ireland. He co-writes and co-performs The Cedarwood Chronicles with Gavin Friday on U2 X-Radio which is broadcast monthly in the USA and Canada on the Sirius Platform.
Currently completing his first poetry collection, Eoin’s poetry and short fiction has been published The Irish Times; Janus Literary Magazine; The Stony Thursday Book, Southwords; The Poetry Bus; HCE Review and broadcast by RTE’s The Poetry Programme, The Bookshow on One and Sunday Miscellany.
A professor by day, Eoin leads the module Creative Writing In The Community on University of Limerick’s MA in Creative Writing. As an academic, he has published widely on media and music, most notably on David Bowie, Joy Division and Morrissey. He has also written detailed sleevenote essays for the re-issued versions of The Cranberries albums ‘Everyone Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?’ and ‘No Need To Argue.’
Follow Eoin on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ProfDevereux
and for the Centre for the Study of Popular Music and Popular Culture, University of Limerick follow on Twitter at https://twitter.com/CSPMPCatUL
Devika Mathur resides in India and is a published poet, writer, editor. Her works have been published in Madras Courier, Modern Literature, Two Drops Of Ink, Dying Dahlia Review, Pif Magazine, Spillwords, Duane’s Poetree, Piker Press, Mojave heart review, Whisper and the Roar amongst others. She is the founder of the surreal poetry website “Olive skins” and writes for https://myvaliantsoulsblog.wordpress.com/ She recently published her book “Crimson Skins” and her five poems were also published in Sunday Mornings River anthology recently and has her works upcoming in two more fierce anthologies.
Follow Devika on Twitter at https://twitter.com/devika_writer
Find out more about Devika at her blog https://myvaliantsoulsblog.wordpress.com/
Nathaniel Dowd Horowitz
Nathaniel Dowd Horowitz was born and raised in the USA, writer / teacher / translator/ proofreader Nathan D. Horowitz has a BA in English and an MA in Applied Linguistics. After four years in Latin America and fifteen in Austria, he lives with his wife and daughter in Baltimore, Maryland. He is the author of at least two volumes of creative nonfiction about Ecuadorian ayahuasca shamanism and the translator of three volumes of Ecuadorian fiction, one volume of Venezuelan poetry, and the autobiography of the last shaman-chief of the Siekopai people of the Amazon Rainforest. His work has been published in Ashé, the Cenacle, Dragibus, Driesch, Psychedelic Press UK, Qarrtsiluni, Kritya, Maquina Combinatoria, WordCityLit, Global City Review, and the Michigan Quarterly Review.
Follow Nathaniel on Twitter at https://twitter.com/nathanhorowitz
Find out more about Nathaniel at his website https://nathandhorowitz.com/
Kyla Houbolt (she, her), born and raised in North Carolina, currently occupies Catawba territory in Gastonia, NC, USA. Her first two chapbooks, Dawn’s Fool and Tuned were published in 2020. More about them on her website, https://www.kylahoubolt.com/. Her individually published pieces online can be found on her Linktree: @luaz_poet | Linktree. Dawn’s Fool is still available from Ice Floe Press, and Tuned from Sedition Editions/CCCP Chapbooks.
Follow Kyla on Twitter at https://twitter.com/luaz_poet
Find out more about Kyla at her website https://www.kylahoubolt.com/
Her chapbook Tuned is available here https://cccpchapbooks.bigcartel.com/product/tuned-selected-poems-by-kyla-houbolt
Dawn’s Fool is available here https://icefloepress.net/kyla-houbolts-dawns-fool-a-microchap/
Lennart Lundh is a poet, short-fictionist, historian, and photographer whose work, including twenty-three poetry titles, has appeared internationally since 1965. His most current books are two self-published volumes in the Poems Against Cancer annual series, which has raised funds for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation since 2014; Pictures, Postcards, Letters (Kelsay Books, 2020); and The River Singing (Workhorse Writers Press, 2019). Lennart books can be found at his Etsy and on Amason with links below.
Find Lennart is on Twitter at https://twitter.com/lenlundh
You can find Lennart’s books on Etsy at https://www.etsy.com/shop/visionswords
Lennart is on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVop7qstg59vLG3VaAQWW_g
In the Jitterfritz of Neon, a conversational poetry pamphlet
Pre-sales are now open for In the Jitterfritz of Neon, a conversational poetry pamphlet by Eilín de Paor and Damien B Donnelly published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press…
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 arriving on the 17th Jan 2022 which will be followed by his first full collection documenting his love affair with Paris called Enough!
He is on Twitter at https://twitter.com/deuxiemepeau and instagram at @damiboy
You can follow him and buy his Eat the Storms debut pamphlet and his Stickleback micro collection at is website https://deuxiemepeaupoetry.com/
Backing music for Eat the Storms is from Purple Planet Royalty Free Music, with thanks…
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