Talking with Donny O'Rourke

Donny O'Rourke

Poet, musician, editor and broadcaster Donny O'Rourke talks about Scottish poetry, Scottish identity and Scottish nationalism with Ryan Van Winkle. Editor of the prominent 1994 Scottish poetry anthology Dream State, Donny discusses it and his views on politics, poetry and how the 1970s referendum on devolution influenced his generation of poets and what he thinks of the contemporary poetry scene. Including poems and songs read and sung by Donny.

Presented by Ryan Van Winkle.
Produced by Colin Fraser.
Music by Ewen Maclean.

First published 19 January 2012