Joseph Lease

Photograph of the poet Joseph Lease

We talk with San Francisco based writer Joseph Lease who reads and talks about a number of his poems. He chats to Ryan about elegy, his rediscovery of the Beat poets in his 30s, his interest in Renaissance poetry and how one of his poems was written with the aid of a tape recorder.

Presented by Ryan Van Winkle
Produced by Colin Fraser @anonpoetry
Music by Ewen Maclean

First published 5 March 2012