How would you write about – a butterfly called the Essex Skipper, the fact that astrophysicists can only account for about 4% of the Universe, or the eradication of smallpox?
In conversation with Nadia Kingsley, Emma Purshouse reads and discusses some of her poems, and how she writes.
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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 www.fairacrepress.co.uk.
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