Planet Poetry

Climate | Weather | Rain - with Clare Shaw and Elizabeth Murtough

November 05, 2020 Clare Shaw, Elizabeth Murtough, Robin Houghton & Peter Kenny Season 1 Episode 2
Planet Poetry
Climate | Weather | Rain - with Clare Shaw and Elizabeth Murtough
Show Notes

Water, water everywhere!  This week we interview Clare Shaw, who discusses and reads from her book Flood triggered by the flooding of her hometown in 2015 -- and the upwelling of emotion caused by the breakdown of a relationship, and the dark currents of wider narratives.  Plus we chat with Elizabeth Murtough co-editor of  Channel, Ireland's Environmentalist Literary Magazine. Meanwhile Peter reads a poem by Edward Thomas and Robin one by Alice Oswald, and there's a bit of chat about poetry magazines...