Eat the Storms – The Podcast Podcast – Episode 6 – Season 6

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

This episode aired first on Saturday 3rd December 2022, produced and hosted by Damien B. Donnelly. Below are details and links to the guest stars…

Nina Parmenter

Nina Parmenter’s first collection ‘Split, Twist, Apocalypse’ was published by Indigo Dreams in 2022. Her poetry has appeared in journals including SnakeskinHonest Ulsterman, DustAllegro Poetry, Atrium Poetry and Ink Sweat and Tears. In 2021, she won the Hedgehog Poetry Press single poem competition, and was nominated for the Forward Prize. She lives in the Wiltshire countryside with her husband, two boys and a deranged puppy.

Follow Nina on Twitter at

For all things Nina check out her website

And for Split, Twist, Apocalypse check out

Nina is on Mastodon:

Jack B Bedell

Jack B. Bedell is Professor of English and Coordinator of Creative Writing at Southeastern Louisiana University where he also edits Louisiana Literature and directs the Louisiana Literature Press. Jack’s work has appeared in HAD, Heavy Feather, Pidgeonholes, The Shore, Moist, Okay Donkey, EcoTheo, The Hopper, Terrain, and other journals. His latest collection is Against the Woods’ Dark Trunks (Mercer University Press, 2022). He served as Louisiana Poet Laureate 2017-2019

Follow Jack on Twitter at

Find out more about Jack at his website

Against the Woods’ Dark Trunks is available at

Kerry Darbishire

Kerry Darbishire lives in Cumbria where most of her poetry is rooted. Her poems have appeared in many anthologies and magazines including: Ink Sweat & Tears, The Birmingham Journal, Artemis, Mslexia, Finished Creatures, The Alchemy Spoon. She has two pamphlets (a collaboration) with Grey Hen Press and recently with Dempsey & Windle. Her third collection Jardiniѐre was joint winner of the Full Fat Collection and published in June 2022 by Hedgehog Press.

Follow Kerry on Twitter at

For details on how to purchase Jardinière

A Window of Passing Light is available here

Max O’Donohue

Max O’Donohoe is an 18 year old Poet from Tallaght, County Dublin who is currently in his first year of a degree in English and Classics at University College Dublin. Max has been writing for two years but in the past year has taken a more active stance in his poetry career and, in November 2022, was published in poetry anthology “Tallaght Soundings 5” which is available to purchase through Max.

Max shares his poetry on Instagram @the.starspoet

Susan Condon

Susan Condon is currently an MA in Creative Writing student at Dublin City University and has previously studied writing in NUI Maynooth and the Irish Writers Centre. Susan’s short stories and poems have won many awards, including first prize in the Jonathan Swift Award and SDCC Short Story and Poetry competitions. Stories have also been Long Listed, on four occasions, in the RTÉ Guide/Penguin Ireland Competitions and aired on The Jealous Wall and StoryMap.Writing has been published internationally in: Boyne Berries, Flash Fiction Magazine (USA), Flash Flood Journal, Live Encounters (Indonesia), My Weekly (UK) and Spelk and anthologised in a number of outlets, such as, Ireland’s Own, Circle & Square and The Lea-Green Down.

Follow Susan on Twitter at

Find out more about Susan via her website

Damien B Donnelly, Producer, Host and Poet

Damien B Donnelly is a 47-year-old Irish, adopted, gay, writer and podcast producer who spent 23 years living in Paris, Amsterdam, and London, returning to Dublin in 2019. In 2020, his debut pamphlet Eat the Storms appeared on the Poetry Book Society Winter List 2020/21 and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize followed by a Stickleback collection, and second Pushcart Prize nomination, in Jan 2021, both published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press. He produces and hosts the poetry podcast Eat the Storms, now in its 6th season with 375+ international guests on over 12 platforms. In the Jitterfritz of Neon, a poetry pamphlet co-written with Eilin de Paor, was published in Jan 2022 followed by his first full collection Enough! on 29th August 2022, for which he was awarded an Agility Award by Arts Council, Ireland. The Fingal Arts have funded his next collection Back from Away. His poetry and short stories have appeared in numerous journals, both online and in print. He is the editor-in-chief of The Storms, a journal of poetry, prose and visual art.

The Storms journal is available at

He is on Twitter at and instagram at both @damiboy and @weshallalwayshaveparis

You can purchase his pamphlets and collections at his 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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