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Examples of Nadia Kingsley & Giancarlo Facchinetti’s recent work

1. Click below to listen to/download the fifth out of nine ‘chapters’ – recorded from a live continuous performance in a mobile planetarium dome, which was performed at Birmingham Art & Science Festival,Wenlock Poetry Festival, Stratford Literary Festival and Birmingham Literature Festival. Music/soundscapes: Giancarlo Facchinetti. Voices, in order of appearance: Professor Trevor Ponman, astrophysicist; Emma Purshouse – poet; Nadia Kingsley […]

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Podcast on Poet David Calcutt

Welcome ! Here is a podcast with poet David Calcutt 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 […]

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Introducing the Maligned Species team: Nadia Kingsley

Poet, Scientist, Artist, Writer, Nadia Kingsley Nadia Kingsley is a poet and short story writer, as well as being editor of Fair Acre Press. She is part of the poet/musician/astrophysicist team behind e-x-p-a-n-d-i-n-g: the history of the Universe in 45 minutes performance. She is writing a poem a month for a herbal blog and has […]

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David Calcutt talks about one of his poems

 Before Dawn by David Calcutt I was lying awake In a darkness so utter and complete I could feel it brushing against my skin A no-place, where end and beginning Had little meaning A labyrinth without minotaur or thread. Some sound had awoken me. Was it my wife’s slow breathing Or the far-off bark of […]

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Through the Woods at Ted Hughes Festival

Thank you Anna Turner, for booking Through the Woods – with David Calcutt   and Nadia Kingsley and Helen Calcutt – at this year’s Ted Hughes festival !!     What a wonderful experience ! The Poetry Cafe at Erringden Rooms in Mytholmroyd is perfect for poetry  – great light, great acoustics, a relaxed intimate […]

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