Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast -Poetry Day Ireland – Episode 14 -Season 2

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, Player FM, Radio Public, OverCast, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms. This episode aired on 29th April 2021, Poetry Day Ireland and I was joined by poets Gaynor Kane, Kevin Higgins, Susan Millar DuMars, Kevin Bateman, Anne Walsh Donnelly, Paul McCarrick, Annraoi de Paor, EilínContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast -Poetry Day Ireland – Episode 14 -Season 2”

Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – How to Tune In & Stay Bloody Poetic

If you want to tune into Eat the Storms, the Poetry Podcast, there are lots of ways. We are on multiple platforms, as same platforms you possibly listen to the news on or listen to music on or even other podcasts. So head over to your favourite platform and search for Eat the Storms andContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – How to Tune In & Stay Bloody Poetic”

Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 13 -Season 2

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, Player FM, Radio Public, OverCast, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms. This episode aired on 24th April 2021 and I was joined by poets Giovanna MacKenna, David Bleiman, Matthew Haigh, Lee Campbell, Zaina Ghani and Lynn Valentine. The links to their websites, blogs or TwitterContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 13 -Season 2”

Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 12 -Season 2

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, Player FM, Radio Public, OverCast, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms This episode aired on 17th April 2021 and I was joined by poets Isabelle Kenyon, Lee Potts, Simon Maddrell, Lindz McLeod, Zebib K. A and Karlo Seville. The links to their websites, blogs orContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 12 -Season 2”

Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast does Paris – Episode 11 -Season 2

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, Player FM, Radio Public, OverCast, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms This special Parisian episode aired on 10th April 2021 and I was joined by poets Sue Burge, David Leo Sirois, Mary Cummins and Paul Stephenson. The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pagesContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast does Paris – Episode 11 -Season 2”

Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 10 -Season 2

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, Player FM, Radio Public, OverCast, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms This episode aired on 3rd April 2021 and I was joined by poets Victoria Kennefick, Kiera J Delerue, Raine Geoghegan and David Russell Mosley. The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pages areContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 10 -Season 2”

Elisabeth Horan- Just to the Right of the Stove

Elisabeth Horan’s latest collection Just to the Right of the Stove opens by the fridge, a cold beginning perhaps to counter the heated conversations that will unfold from our two protagonists, one already doomed and the other trying to decide. The first poem is voiced by both Sylvia Plath and our own Elisabeth, wondering ifContinue reading “Elisabeth Horan- Just to the Right of the Stove”

Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 9 -Season 2

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, Player FM, Radio Public, OverCast, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms This episode aired on 27th March 2021 and I was joined by poets Samantha Terrell, Steven J Burke, Mary Ford Neal and Charles K Carter. The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pagesContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 9 -Season 2”

Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 8 -Season 2

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms This episode aired on 20th March 2021 and I was joined by poets Stuart McPherson, Anne Casey, Stuart Rawlinson and Anamaria Crowe Serrano. The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pages are all listed below… Stuart McPherson isContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 8 -Season 2”

Under Photon Crowns, Selected Writings of Dai Fry

Under Photon Crowns, Selected Writings of Dai Fry is the first individual chapbook collection published by Black Bough Poetry and is an incredible kaleidoscope of journeys, bright black waves of twisting movements that take us far beyond the glories of ‘Majorelle skies’ and down deep into the ‘wild-green waters’ to ‘the breath of the Kracken’Continue reading “Under Photon Crowns, Selected Writings of Dai Fry”

Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 7 -Season 2

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, PocketCast, PlayerFM, Overcast, Podbean and many more platforms This episode aired on 6th March 2021 and I was joined by poets Zoe Brooks, Andy MacGregor and Fiona Perry. The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pages are all listed below… Zoe Brooks’ collection “OwlContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 7 -Season 2”

Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 6 -Poetry in Ireland – Season 2

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms This episode aired on 27th February 2021 and I was joined by poets Róisín Ní Neachtain, Linda McKenna, Luke Morgan, Cathy Carson, Kathy D’Arcy, Mairead Carroll and musical guests Daria and Matthew Shiels. The links to their websites, blogsContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 6 -Poetry in Ireland – Season 2”

Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 5 -Season 2

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms This episode aired on 20th February 2021 and I was joined by poets Oz Hardwick, Leena Batchelor, Frances Corkey Thompson, Peter A and Elisabeth Horan The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pages are all listed below… OzContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 5 -Season 2”

Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 4 – LOVE -Season 2

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms This special episode celebrating all sides of LOVE aired on 13th February 2021, the eve of Valentine’s Day and I was joined by poets Eilín de Paor, Fidel Hogan Walsh, Matt Duggan, Maria Castro Dominguez, Ceinwen Haydon, Gaynor Kane,Continue reading “Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 4 – LOVE -Season 2”

Thomas McColl – Forever After, Between the Pages

Forever After, Between the Pages of Poetry CollectionsA Series of Interviews with poets on how their collections came together & what followed after. When my debut poetry pamphlet was published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press in September 2020 there were two things I started to reflect on; the journey it had taken me to getContinue reading “Thomas McColl – Forever After, Between the Pages”

Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 3 -Season 2

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms This episode aired on 6th February 2021 and I was joined by poets Nathanael O’Reilly, Elisabeth Kelly, Theresa Donnelly, Martin Malone and Anne Osbourn. The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pages are all listed below… Nathanael O’ReillyContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 3 -Season 2”

Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 2 -Season 2

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms This episode aired on 30th January 2021 and I was joined by poets Phil Vernon, Cathy Carson, Barbara Mercer and A.R. Salandy. The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pages are all listed below… Phil Vernon is onContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 2 -Season 2”

These Queer Merboys; Serge Neptune

Two weeks ago, I sat in the armchair by the window, a wet Wednesday afternoon and opened Serge Neptune’s debut poetry collection These Queer Merboys published by Broken Sleep Books and an hour later had finished the last page, one of the few books I’ve sat and devoured in just one sitting. As I divedContinue reading “These Queer Merboys; Serge Neptune”

Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 1 -Season 2

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, non conformers and non believers, gender X and gender equals, we are back again for Season 2 of Eat The Storms the Poetry Podcast. Thank you for listening and supporting. This episode airedContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Episode 1 -Season 2”

Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Season 2 – Saturday 23rd Jan

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms Eat the Storms, the Poetry Podcast, is back this Saturday 23rd Jan 2021 on your preferred Podcast Platform for Season 2!!! The first episode drops at 5pm GMT on Spotify and then trickles out onto all the other platformsContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Poetry Podcast – Season 2 – Saturday 23rd Jan”

Thicker than Water; Jane Dougherty

‘And when I taste the taste of you, it is the layered shell sprinkled-tang of all recorded time.’ The quote above is the last line of the 1st poem in Jane Dougherty’s debut collection, a collection that opens straight away into the sea’s water and the air’s rain falling onto the earth with its roughContinue reading “Thicker than Water; Jane Dougherty”

The Gull and the Bell Tower – Kari Flickinger

This collection brought me back to jazz nights at Le Duc des Lombards in Paris in the late 90s with its strained light, stifling smoke and those journeys the sounds took me on; joyous, jerking, juvenile, gyrating, discombobulating, dysphoric, destructive, devouring, divine, the mind always running after that next note, never quite able to identifyContinue reading “The Gull and the Bell Tower – Kari Flickinger”

Eat the Storms – A Merry Little Christmas Podcast Episode 15

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms This episode aired on 12th December 2020 and it was A Merry Little Christmas Episode featuring poetry, short story and festive song. Below are the links to all the Elves and Fairies and Santa’s helpers who joined me toContinue reading “Eat the Storms – A Merry Little Christmas Podcast Episode 15”

Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 14 – Poetry in Ireland

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker, PocketCast, Podbean and many more platforms This episode aired on 05th December 2020 and I was joined by poets Eilín de Paor, Therese Kieran and Karen S Moore. The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pages are all listed below… Eilín de Paor isContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 14 – Poetry in Ireland”

Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 13

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker and many more platforms This episode aired on 28th November 2020 and I was joined by poets Merril D. Smith, Serge Neptune, Kari Flickinger, Annick Yerem. The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pages are all listed below… Merril D Smith is on InstagramContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 13”

The Woman With An Owl Tattoo – Anne Walsh Donnelly

Anne Walsh Donnelly opens her chapbook The Woman with an Owl Tattoo, published by Fly on the Wall Press, with the no-holes barred, blaring, bold Guide to Becoming a Writer, a poem that documents a life in change, in search, in turmoil, in the depths of despair, indivisible from the pen. And we instantly knowContinue reading “The Woman With An Owl Tattoo – Anne Walsh Donnelly”

Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 12

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker and many more platforms This episode aired on 21st November 2020 and I was joined by poets Jude Marr, Darren J Beaney, Elisabeth Horan and Brian McManus. The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pages are all listed below… Jude Marr is on InstagramContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 12”

Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 11

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker and many more platforms This episode aired on 14th November 2020 and I was joined by poets Attracta Fahy, David Ralph Lewis and Glen Wilson. The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pages are all listed below… Attracta Fahy is on Instagram at @AttractaFahyContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 11”

Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 10

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker and many more platforms This episode aired on 07th November 2020 and I was joined by poets Eileen Carney Hulme, Karen Mooney, David L O’Nan and Liam Porter. The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pages are all listed below… David L O’Nan isContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 10”

Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 9

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker and many more platforms This episode aired on 31st October 2020 and I was joined by poets Ness Owen, Lynn Valentine, Roger Hare and Sarah-Jane Crowson. The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pages are all listed below… Lynn Valentine is on Twitter atContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 9”

Eat the Storms – The Pride Poetry Podcast Episode 8

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker and many more platforms This episode aired on 24th October 2020, and it was a celebration of voices from the LGBTQ+ community. I was joined on this show by Andreena Leeanne, David Hanlon, Anne Walsh Donnelly, Erin Russell, Katie Proctor, Grace Alice Evans, Ryan NormanContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Pride Poetry Podcast Episode 8”

Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 7

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker and many more platforms This episode aired on 17th October 2020, the 1st month birthday of my debut collection Eat the Storms published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press and I was joined by poets Anna Saunders, Paul Brookes, Devon Marsh and Matthew M C Smith.Continue reading “Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 7”

Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 6

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker and many more platforms This episode aired on 10th October 2020 and we shared poems about flights, dreams, strengths, coming home and dualities. I was joined by Julie Stevens, Steve Denehan, Mari Maxwell and Sharon Larkin. The links to their websites, blogs or Twitter pagesContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 6”

Spectrum of Flight – David Hanlon

I can remember, creeping down the stairs, after midnight, my parents sleeping, my heart trying to break out of my ribcage, turning on the tv as the sound of my breath rose beyond control, turning down the volume and clicking on to Channel 4 to watch Derek Jarman’s Sebastiane as nerves stuck like knives inContinue reading “Spectrum of Flight – David Hanlon”

Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 5

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker and many more platforms This episode aired on National Poetry Day 2020, 1st October, so a very a happy Poetry Day to everyone listening and reading. This episode was all about journeys, movements, change and time passing. I was joined by poets from all aroundContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 5”

Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 4

Podcast available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Breaker and many more platforms The 4th episode was a happy Host of Hoglets as I was accompanied by poets all with collections published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press who published my debut collection, also called Eat the Storms. On the show was Nigel Kent readingContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 4”

Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 3

Podcast is available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Anchor, Bleaker and Apple Podcasts and many more platforms. The 3rd podcast on the 19th Sept 2020 was the 1st episode to feature bumper to bumper amazing guest artists from all around the world. From Aotearoa to Cobh in Country Cork, in Ireland, this almost hour-long featureContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 3”

Eat the Storms – The Podcast -Episode 2

Podcast is available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Anchor, Bleaker and Apple Podcasts and many more platforms. The 2nd episode of Eat the Storms, The Podcast, aired on 11th September and featured my very first guest, Belfast born poet Gaynor Kane who joined me to share poems from her latest collection, Venus in Pink Marble,Continue reading “Eat the Storms – The Podcast -Episode 2”

Eat the Storms- Damien B. Donnelly

My debut poetry pamphlet collection is called Eat the Storms and was published on the 17th September 2020 by The Hedgehog Poetry Press. In 2019, while still living in Paris, I was one of three winners of the White Label Debut Poetry Pamphlet Collection and this collection is that winning dream come to life. ‘IContinue reading “Eat the Storms- Damien B. Donnelly”

Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 1

Podcast is available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Anchor, Bleaker and Apple Podcasts and many more platforms. Launched on the 4th September, Eat the Storms, the Podcast, was originally created to celebrate the launch of my debut collection of poetry Eat the Storms, published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press. The podcast was a way toContinue reading “Eat the Storms – The Podcast – Episode 1”