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This episode aired first on Saturday 29th January 2022. The guests were Jesse Miksic, Doreen Duffy, Elisabeth Horan, Lynne Jensen Lampe and Mark Antony Owen, produced and hosted by Damien B. Donnelly. Below are details and links to all the guest stars…
Jesse Miksic is a poet, artist, and graphic designer currently residing in the greater Philadelphia area. Between adventures with his lovable and chaotic family, he writes poems about pop culture, imaginary landscapes, and personal history in a mythic register. He also has a sketchbook where he experiments with surrealistic and symbolic imagery in pen and ink and watercolor. Jesse’s most recent placements include Green Ink Poetry, Punk Noir, Drunk Monkeys, and Cape Magazine, and he was Pink Plastic House’s poet of the week in early January 2022. He is working on his first chap-book, entitled Playing for Keeps, Praying for Sleeps.
Doreen Duffy studied creative writing and poetry at Oxford online, UCD & NUIM. Widely published, she won The Jonathan Swift Award and was presented with The Deirdre Purcell Cup at Maria Edgeworth Literary Festival. Shortlisted in Francis MacManus Competition, her story ‘Tattoo’ was broadcast on RTE Radio One. She has recently successfully completed a Masters in Creative Writing at DCU.
Follow Doreen on Twitter at https://twitter.com/doreen_duffy13
Find out more about Doreen at her website http://doreenduffy.blogspot.com/
Elisabeth Horan is an imperfect creature from Vermont – advocating for those suffering alone and in pain – especially those ostracized by disability and mental illness. She likes goodness in people. She has two sons. They are her life. She is fighting and healing. She speaks with animals. She has books at Fly on the Wall, Twist in Time, Moonchild Mag, Cephalo Press, Femme Salve, and Broken Spine Arts.
She is the Editor in Chief at Animal Heart Press.
Follow Elisabeth on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ehoranpoet
Find out more about Elisabeth at her website ehoranpoet.net
Lynne Jensen Lampe
Lynne Jensen Lampe was born in Newfoundland, grew up in the American South, spent a decade in Seattle, and settled in the midwestern city where she met her musician husband and her other favorite person, his daughter. Lynne’s chapbook Talk Smack to a Hurricane will be published in 2022 by Ice Floe Press. Recent poems appear in Yemassee, Hyades, Anti-Heroin Chic, The American Journal of Poetry, LIT Magazine, One, and an anthology from UK publisher Black Sunflowers Poetry Press. Many of her poems explore sanity, conformity, and family. Lynne also edits books and journal articles. She’s glad to be writing after years away while working various jobs (teacher, activist, receptionist, newsroom graphic designer), navigating marriage and motherhood, and just being scared of what might come out on the page.
Follow Lynne on Twitter https://twitter.com/LJensenLampe
You can find out more about Lynne on her website http://www.lynnejensenlampe.com
Mark Antony Owen
Poet and publisher Mark Antony Owen is the author of online poetry project Subruria, as well as creator and curator of poetry journals iamb and After…
Work from Subruria has been reproduced in several journals and podcasts, nominated for The Pushcart Prize, and featured in the anthology Places of Poetry: Mapping the Nation in Verse.
To explore Subruria https://www.subruria.com/
To read his poem Nothing the Hedgerows Say https://www.subruria.com/release-one/nothing-the-hedgerows-say
To read his poem A Designated Public Place https://www.subruria.com/release-two/a-designated-public-place
To read his poem Menfolk https://www.subruria.com/release-two/menfolk
To read his poem Tom & Jerry & Me & You https://www.subruria.com/release-two/tom-and-jerry-and-me-and-you
Follow Mark on Twitter at https://twitter.com/MarkAntonyOwen
In the Jitterfritz of Neon, a conversational poetry pamphlet
In the Jitterfritz of Neon, a conversational poetry pamphlet by Eilín de Paor and Damien B Donnelly published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press is available to buy here…
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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