How would you write about – the nature of a trout as sensed by a fisherman, a magpie if you saw it killing a chick, or two dead badgers at the side of a road?
In conversation with Nadia Kingsley, David Calcutt reads and discusses some of his poems, and how he writes.Download the Podcast
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 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 www.fairacrepress.co.uk.
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