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  1. Brendan Kennelly: Reservoir Voices


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    Brendan Kennelly is one of Ireland’s most distinguished and best loved poets. In this short video he talks about his new collection RESERVOIR VOICES and reads four poems from it, 'Hope',…

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    • Fred Voss


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      Fred Voss doesn’t just write about factory life, he lives it. For the past 30 years he has worked as a machinist in various factories in California, transmuting his experiences into poetry.…

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      • Samuel Menashe (from Life is IMMENSE)


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        Samuel Menashe’s poetry has a mysterious simplicity, a spiritual intensity and a lingering emotional force. For the past 50 years he has practised his art of ‘compression and crystallisation’…

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        • Sarah Arvio


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          Sarah Arvio is a highly original American poet. Pamela Robertson-Pearce filmed her reading her poems at a friend's apartment in New York City in September 2008. Composed during a long stay in…

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          • Voice Recognition: Emily Berry


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            Emily Berry is one of 21 poets included in the new Bloodaxe anthology of young poets, VOICE RECOGNITION (ed. James Byrne & Clare Pollard, published in September 2009). Here she reads in the 'Roddy…

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            • Roddy Lumsden


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              Roddy Lumsden is one of the liveliest and most inventive poets writing in Britain today. In this short film he reads six poems from his latest collection THIRD WISH WASTED at the book's launch…

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              • Ruth Stone (1915-2011)


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                Ruth Stone was a true American original. The winner of the National Book Award at the age of 87, she was still writing extraordinary poetry well into her 90s. Born in Virginia in 1915, she lived in…

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                • Voice Recognition: Adam O'Riordan


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                  Adam O'Riordan is one of 21 poets included in the new Bloodaxe anthology of young poets, VOICE RECOGNITION (ed. James Byrne & Clare Pollard, published in September 2009). Here he reads in…

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                  • IMAGO Meret Oppenheim by Pamela Robertson-Pearce & Anselm Spoerri (extract)


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                    Film by Pamela Robertson-Pearce & Anselm Spoerri. Narrated by Glenda Jackson "Nobody gives you freedom, you have to take it." IMAGO Meret Oppenheim is an award-winning film…

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                    • Deborah Garrison reads four New York poems


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                      Deborah Garrison reads four poems about New York from her second collection THE SECOND CHILD (Random House, USA, 2007; Bloodaxe Books, 2008), filmed by Pamela Robertson-Pearce in New York on 11 September…

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                      • Kevin Hart


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                        This film of Kevin Hart reading eight poems was made in October 2007 during the Poetry & Philosophy Conference at Warwick University ('Poets Reading Philosophy, Philosophers Reading Poetry')…

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                        • Passionfood: three poems about love


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                          Helen Dunmore reads 'Wild strawberries', Selima Hill reads 'Desire's a Desire' and Jackie Kay reads 'Late Love'. This trio of poem films was made by Pamela Robertson-Pearce,…

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