Episode 5: Holly Pester & Sam Riviere

Jul 06, 2018, 01:30 AM

In the penultimate episode of our first series, Rachael and Jack are joined in the studio by Holly Pester and Sam Riviere, plus a pat of butter and a set of nail clippers, which inspire conversations about poetry writing and its relationship to research, archives and procrastination.

Audio postcards featured in this episode are:

‘Pathetic earthlings’ written and read by Will Harris.

‘Sparkhill’ written and read by Zaffar Kunial.

‘Nude in the Cat House’ written and read by Monica McClure.

For more information, author bios & links see here.

The Faber Poetry Podcast is produced by Rachael Allen, Jack Underwood and Hannah Marshall for Faber & Faber. Editing by Billy Godfrey at Strathmore Publishing. Special thanks to Will Harris, Zaffar Kunial, Monica McClure, Holly Pester and Sam Riviere.

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