Keep the carriage curtains open as we chug into the post-industrial midlands of The Black Country. We're in the company of Liz Berry as she coins resonant new myths from her midland's dialect word hoard. But next stop is Liverpool, following orphaned Eliza The Home Child as she sets off for Nova Scotia in Berry's heartbreaking, just-published novel in verse about a girl sent to work as an indentured servant.
Peter and Robin also report back on the winning poems they heard at the awards ceremony for the UK's National Poetry Competition 2022 -- and Robin is inspired by an essay from Forgive the Language by Katy Evans-Bush.
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