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John Glenday and Kim Edgar

Skye Viticulture
John Glenday talks about and reads from his new collection Grain (Picador) and we hear Kim Edgar's wonderful musical response to John's poem "Nothing to Hold Onto".

Maoilios Caimbeul and Mark O. Goodwin

Skye - photo by Ishbel MacFarlane
Maoilios Caimbeul (Myles Campbell) and Mark O. Goodwin chat to Ryan about their recent book, The Two Sides of the Pass (Two Ravens Press, 2009), a conversation in poems across two languages and the landscape of the Isle o ...

Hamish McDonald

Moniack - photo by Ryan Van Winkle
Hamish MacDonald, poet, novelist, playwright and director of creative writing centre Moniack Mhor, talks to Ryan during a recent trip north. We also have a haunting track from Shelia K Cameron, "Last Night I Dreamed ...

'Twas the Night Before Festivus

Bowl o' Santas by Flickr user amy_b - published under a Creative Commons license
Ryan and SPL director Robyn Marsack speak about their journeys from the US and New Zealand respectively, and the poems they've carried with them, and there's a specially commissioned interpretation of Clement Cl ...

Kapka Kassabova

"Brown Paper Packages" by Flickr user Pewari Naan
Christmas poetry pressie recommendations from Ryan and SPL staff, then Kapka Kassabova tells us her thoughts on poetry, in conversation with Ryan.

Diamonds and Mariners

Wedding photograph by Flickr user Ottoman56 - published under Creative Commons
Ryan chats with Francis Bickmore and Toby Mottershead about Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," and we're treated to a track by Black Diamond Express.

Chemistry

Chemist Alasdair Maloney - research areas include magnetism & organic synthesis
Ryan talks to actors Gilchrist Muir and Jamie Gordon and Chemical Poet Alasdair Maloney.

Ballou and Bluegrass

Donkey by Malias
Ryan Van Winkle catches up with Emily Ballou, and Jed Milroy accompanies Ryan reading one of his own poems.

GPS and Salt Poets Andrew Philip and Julia Bird

Nobody Knows Anybody ... Not That Well.  GPS photo by Alastair Cook.
Ryan talks about the Global Poetry System project, and we hear from poets Andrew Philip and Julia Bird.

Jen Hadfield, Lise Sinclair and Carry a Poem

Water's Great C'mon In
Interview with Jen Hadfield plus music from Lise Sinclair. Ryan Van Winkle discusses a new SPL campaign, Carry A Poem.