In this episode we look at new and recent poetry collections, which we list below. And our Toaster Challenge guest is Michael O’Loughlin whose new book of poetry and prose, Liberty Hall, will be published by New Island in April. Michael goes in search of lost gods with his Toaster Challenge choice, Roberto Calasso's Literature and the Gods.
Here's a list of poetry books mentioned in the episode.
Maurice Scully, Play Book
Justin Quinn, Shallow Seas
Grace Wilentz, The Limit of Light
Victoria Kennefick, Eat Or We Both Starve (Due Mar 2021)
Doireann Ní Ghríofa, To Star the Dark
Moya Cannon, Collected Poems (Due this year)
Jessamine O’Connor, Silver Spoon
Poems from Pandemia, edited by Patrick Cotter
Patrick Cotter, Sonic White Poise
Greg Delanty, No More Time
Jeffrey Wainright, As Best We Can
Thomas A. Clark, A Threadbare Coat: Selected Poems
Apocalypse An Anthology edited by James Keery,
Jean O’ Brien read her poem ‘Hotter Stars Burn Blue’ from Glimmering Girl, her forthcoming collection .
Intro/outro music: Colm Mac Con Iomaire, ‘Thou Shalt Not Carry’ from The Hare’s Corner, 2008, with thanks to Colm for permission to use it.
Artwork by Freya Sirr
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