2 hr 11 min

ep. 207 - Jane Clarke Rattle Poetry

    • Arts

Irish poet Jane Clarke is the author of three poetry collections and an illustrated poetry booklet. Her three collections were published by Bloodaxe Books: The River in 2015, When the Tree Falls in 2019 and A Change in the Air in 2023, which is shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Collection 2023 and is also longlisted for the Laurel Prize 2023. In 2016 The River was the first poetry collection ever shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Award, given for a distinguished work of fiction or non-fiction evoking the spirit of a place. Originally from a farm in Roscommon, Jane now lives in Glenmalure, Co. Wicklow.

Find more info at:
http://www.janeclarkepoetry.ie/

As always, we'll also include live open lines for responses to our weekly prompt or any other poems you'd like to share. A Zoom link will be provided in the chat window during the show before that segment begins.

For links to all the past episodes, visit:
https://www.rattle.com/rattlecast/

This Week’s Prompt:
Write a villanelle that includes a cryptid (i.e., a mythological figure, such as the Loch Ness Monster).

Next Week's Prompt:
Pick a single word at random from the dictionary and use that as the title of a poem in which someone gets their hands dirty.

The Rattlecast livestreams on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, then becomes an audio podcast. Find it on iTunes, Spotify, or anywhere else you get your podcasts.

Irish poet Jane Clarke is the author of three poetry collections and an illustrated poetry booklet. Her three collections were published by Bloodaxe Books: The River in 2015, When the Tree Falls in 2019 and A Change in the Air in 2023, which is shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Collection 2023 and is also longlisted for the Laurel Prize 2023. In 2016 The River was the first poetry collection ever shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Award, given for a distinguished work of fiction or non-fiction evoking the spirit of a place. Originally from a farm in Roscommon, Jane now lives in Glenmalure, Co. Wicklow.

Find more info at:
http://www.janeclarkepoetry.ie/

As always, we'll also include live open lines for responses to our weekly prompt or any other poems you'd like to share. A Zoom link will be provided in the chat window during the show before that segment begins.

For links to all the past episodes, visit:
https://www.rattle.com/rattlecast/

This Week’s Prompt:
Write a villanelle that includes a cryptid (i.e., a mythological figure, such as the Loch Ness Monster).

Next Week's Prompt:
Pick a single word at random from the dictionary and use that as the title of a poem in which someone gets their hands dirty.

The Rattlecast livestreams on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, then becomes an audio podcast. Find it on iTunes, Spotify, or anywhere else you get your podcasts.

2 hr 11 min

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