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BIRDLIFE - A Poetry Project

BIRDLIFE - A Poetry Project

October 2, 2020

We’re flapping our wings with excitement right now, to bring you….Birdlife – a truly captivating poetry podcast project that saw a flock of talented young poets explore the boundless life of birds in a set of commissioned poems.

Find out more about the project here
List of poems/poets

Dave the Dunnock
Lauren Hollingsworth-Smith (4:40)

Love Me, Fight Me (a little tanka)
Lydia Allison (12:10)

Robin
Maia Brown (17:20)

When blackbird calls sound like wolf whistles
Ciah White (20:00)

Owl
Luke Worthy (30:45)

King of Birds (The Wren)
Vicky Morris (34:35)

Goldfinch
Georgie Woodhead (41:20)

Seeking Goldfinch
Lydia Allison (44:15)

Bird Tour with Jim
Lydia Allison (46:35)

With special thanks to:
Jim Clarke – Ornithologist
Alistair McGregor – Sound production Specialist & co-director of Hybrid3
Vicky Morris – Poet & Facilitator

Hive reading at Sheaf Poetry Festival 2019

Hive reading at Sheaf Poetry Festival 2019

September 24, 2020

Readsing from: Sundus Yassin, Lauren Green (and reading Lauren Hollingsworth-Smith), Luke Worthy, Ciah White, Louisa Rhodes, Sile Sibanda, Georgie Woodhead & Danae Wellington - thanks to Suzannah Evans and Sheaf Poetry Festival 

Georgie Woodhead reads her Foyle award winning poem on The Verb with Ian McMillan

Georgie Woodhead reads her Foyle award winning poem on The Verb with Ian McMillan

September 24, 2020

Georgie Woodhead reads her Foyle winning poem 'When my uncle stood on the edge of the office block roof' on The Verb with Yorkshire’s very own Ian McMillan. With thanks to The Poetry Society for all you do to support and encourage poets of all ages! 

An interview with novelist & short story writer Desiree Reynolds

An interview with novelist & short story writer Desiree Reynolds

September 24, 2020

Barnsley Young Writer Emily Kirk interviews novelist & short story writer Desiree Reynolds

Erik Ruder  - Trophies (Poem)

Erik Ruder - Trophies (Poem)

September 24, 2020

Erik Ruder of Sheffield Young Writers reads Trophies (Poem)

Poems from Ciah White

Poems from Ciah White

September 24, 2020

Poems from Ciah White (Doncaster Young Writers)

In Space You Can’t Open the Window a short story by Ellen Uttley

In Space You Can’t Open the Window a short story by Ellen Uttley

September 24, 2020

In Space You Can't Open the Window a short story by Barnsley writer Ellen Uttley

Interview with poet & playwright Andy Craven Griffiths

Interview with poet & playwright Andy Craven Griffiths

September 24, 2020

Lauren Hollingsworth-Smith interviews poet & playwright Andy Craven Griffiths

An interview with historial fiction writer Tim Leach

An interview with historial fiction writer Tim Leach

September 24, 2020

An interview with historical fiction writer Tim Leach by Luke Worthy

Jade Beachell - Three Pieces

Jade Beachell - Three Pieces

September 24, 2020

Jade Beachell of Sheffield Young Writers reads three Pieces

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