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Podcast on Nadia Kingsley

nadiaprofile150Welcome ! Here is a podcast with poet Nadia Kingsley.

How would you write about –the Common Mouse Ear plant, the Andromeda Galaxy, or wildlife within a project about Olympic athletes?

Nadia tells us how she approaches a subject, and also treats us to some fact-based poems from Shropshire Butterflies, Lawn Lore, e-x-p-a-n-d-i-n-g: The history of the Universe in 45 minutes, Road Kill and a monthly herbal blog on

In conversation with Tom Wentworth, Nadia shares how she is preparing to write poems about Spiders, Frogs, Stinging Nettles, Grey Squirrels.

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click here to find more podcasts and writing from ecologists Brett Westwood, Matthew Oates, John Handley and Nigel Brown, and podcasts from eight other poets.

The Maligned Species project is a free online resource and opportunity – involving both ecologists and poets : encouraging poetry-writing by YOU on the subject of spiders, frogs, stinging nettles, and grey squirrels – culminating in four poetry ebooks.

Submissions (free) for poetry with a scientific slant, on these four species will be open in January 2016 at

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