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This episode aired first on Saturday 5th March 2022. The guests were Pey Oh, R.J Breathnach, Joe Haward, Champion Things, produced and hosted by Damien B. Donnelly. Below are details and links to all the guest stars…
Pey Oh (she/her) is a Bath-based poet from Malaysia. Her first pamphlet, Pictograph, was published by Flarestack Poetry in 2018. Copies are available direct from the poet or from Toppings & Co Booksellers in Bath. Her recent work can be found in harana poetry, Butcher’s Dog, Long Poem Magazine, Abridged, Iamb, Babel Tower Noticeboard, and The Scores – A Journal of Poetry and Prose. A Legitimate Snack, Bagua was out with Broken Sleep Books in 2021. She is a Sky Arts Royal Society of Literature Poetry Award winner 2021.
Follow Pey on Twitter at https://twitter.com/msiagirl
Here Pey read on Iamb https://www.iambapoet.com/wave-five/pey-oh
R.J. Breathnach is a Wexford-born journalist and writer based in Dublin, Ireland. He was chosen by the Irish Writers Centre to be a Young Writer Delegate for the 2021 West Cork Literary Festival, and his work has previously been published in Púca Magazine, Beir Bua Journal, and The Honest Ulsterman, among others. His debut poetry chapbook, I Grew Tired of Being a Zombie, was published by Alien Buddha Press in 2021.”
Follow Rós on Twitter at https://twitter.com/RJBreathnach
Find more of his work via Linktree at https://linktr.ee/RossWalshJourno
Rev Joe Haward is an author, poet, and heretic. As an opinion piece journalist he regularly challenges religious and political corruption. His poetry collection, Heresy, will be released in March 2022 published by Uncle B. Publications.. Writing horror, noir, and dark fantasy, Joe’s work has been published in a variety of places.
Follow Joe on Twitter at https://twitter.com/RevJoeHaward
Find out more about him via his website https://www.joehaward.co.uk/
Hersey is coming soon form Uncle B Publications https://www.unclebpublications.com/poetry/
Champion Things is a group based around Gordon Hewitt (guitar, lyrics and vocals) and Wallace Gibson (Electronic and Acoustic Saxophone) creating groove based music, overlain with songs, spoken word, and chants. Hewitt and Gibson are accompanied by a floating line-up of musicians. The group’s home is Belfast, Northern Ireland
Follow Champion Things on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ChampionThings_
You can find Champion things on Bandcamp https://championthings.bandcamp.com/
On Spotify at https://open.spotify.com/artist/3VmNCFVmtWhg5FUCBvimoT?si=ozx4-cRhRbuOyIwIQ61RHQ&nd=1
Follow Champion Things on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/championthingsmusic
For more information about International Page and Stage (run by Gordon Hewitt) and to keep up to date on their global events connecting poets and spoken word artists, follow them on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Internationalpageandstage
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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