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Niall Campbell

Niall Campbell talks about growing up on an island, his interest in spirituality without God, and the similarities between sculpture and poetry.

Lee Si-Young with Marcus Slease and Claire Potter

Korean poet Lee Si-Young discusses censorship and political poetry, with Marcus Slease and Claire Potter on their collaboration, part of S.J. Fowler's Camerade project

Alexander Hutchison

Alexander Hutchison talks about his most recent collection Bones & Breath, tardigrades, ancient spears, the poet’s voice and much more!

J. L. Williams

J.L Williams is a poet fascinated by the possiblility of metamorphoses. She talks to us about the nature of stone, the poetry of locusts, and just how spiritual she is.

Tanya Shirley

Jamaica's Tanya Shirley is a participant in the SPL's Commonwealth Poets United project. She visited the Scottish Poetry Library to read poems about her gun-toting grandfather and the facets of Jamaican life rev ...

Mark Doty

Mark Doty talks about daring to do the things in poems that others are scared to do and bringing aspects of your own personality into your writing.

MacGillivray

Poet and artist MacGillivray maps the rich web of influences from which her poetry emerges, taking in Doors frontman Jim Morrison, mock ancient Scottish bard Ossian, and the mysterious ‘Man with Fourteen Lives’.

Gerda Stevenson

Gerda discusses how her other life as an actor has influenced her poetry, performing Edwin Morgan’s words on stage, and gives tips on how to get the best out of their live performances.

Luke Wright

Luke Wright talks about his first collection Mondeo Man in an interview recorded just after his sell out event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Lynn Davidson & Alyson Hallett

Two Hawthornden Fellows Lynn Davidson and Alyson Hallett talk about where they come from, loneliness versus aloneness, and their current and upcoming work.