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    War Poetry

    Neil Astley, editor of "The Hundred Years' War: Modern War Poems", an anthology of war poetry from 1914 to the present day (published by Bloodaxe Books) 

     

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    Brave New Words Poetry Slam

    on tonight's programme 8 students compete to take part in the international Brave New Words poetry slam competition, plus music from Sinead White and Eoin Glackin

    (for copyright reasons this programme is not available to download as a podcast)

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    Maya Angelou, RIP

    writer & political activist Bonnie Greer and singer Red Hurley pay tribute to the legacy of poet and civil rights campaigner Dr Maya Angelou, who died today

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    Peter Fallon, poet

    Peter Fallon, poet and publisher – he talks about his latest collection ‘Strong My Love’ which is dedicated to his children and being a publisher with Gallery Press

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    Robert Graves Poetry

    “Selected Poems”  A new edition of the Poetry of Robert Graves edited by Michael Longley has just been published. Michael Longley reads selected poems and talks about Graves' life.

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    Poet Sinead Morrissey

    Poet Sinead Morrissey, winner of the TS Elliot Prize for Poetry, reads her poem 'Through The Square Window' from her collection 'Parallax'. The Publishers are

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    Poet Sinead Morrissey

    Poet Sinead Morrissey on winning the TS Eliot prize for poetry for her collection 'Parallax'. The Publishers are Carcanet.

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    Dylan Thomas

    Nerys Williams and Darryl Jones on the Centenary of the birth of Welsh Poet Dylan Thomas.

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    The Architect's Dream of Winter

    Kathy D'Arcy reviews Billy Ramsell's poetry collection The Architect's Dream of Winter which is Published by Dedalus Press.

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    Poet Stephen Murray

    Clare-based poet Stephen Murray on his latest collection 'On Corkscrew Hill' which is Published by Salmon Poetry.

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