J.O. Morgan

Ryan Van Winkle interviews J.O. Morgan at his home in the Scottish Borders. His latest book, At Maldon by CB Editions, will be launched on 8 October at Looking Glass Books in Edinburgh. They discuss his approach to writing and talk in detail about his first book length narrative poem, the award-winning Natural Mechanical. He also discusses the intriguing story of how At Maldon started out as a translation of an Anglo-Saxon poem and how he was fascinated by the fact that it is a form of historical document written by the losers rather then the winners of the battle.

Presented by Ryan Van Winkle

Produced by Colin Fraser of Culture Laser Productions @culturelaser

Music by Ragland

Published on October 4, 2013

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