12 episodes

The Crunch is a multimedia poetry magazine. Each issue features a single poet, who has three of their poems filmed and uploaded to our video archive, and joins us for a short podcast.

​Concerned with neither bibliography nor honour roll, The Crunch instead focuses on writing that promotes discussion and broadens horizons. See all of our past issues at crunchpoetry.com

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The Crunch is a multimedia poetry magazine. Each issue features a single poet, who has three of their poems filmed and uploaded to our video archive, and joins us for a short podcast.

​Concerned with neither bibliography nor honour roll, The Crunch instead focuses on writing that promotes discussion and broadens horizons. See all of our past issues at crunchpoetry.com

    Issue 11 w/ Rhian Elizabeth

    Issue 11 w/ Rhian Elizabeth

    Rhian Elizabeth joins The Crunch to discuss transitioning between writing fiction and writing poetry, and the release of her debut poetry collection 'the last polar bear on earth'. See the full issue at crunchpoetry.com

    • 32 min
    Issue 10 w/ Mari Ellis Dunning

    Issue 10 w/ Mari Ellis Dunning

    Mari Ellis Dunning joins The Crunch to discuss the writing of 'Salacia', a debut collection brimming with voices. Some of these voices belong to the poet, others are heard through her. See the full issue at crunchpoetry.com

    • 38 min
    Issue 9 w/ Emily Blewitt

    Issue 9 w/ Emily Blewitt

    Emily Blewitt joins The Crunch to discuss how poetry can help to break down the conspiracy of silence that surrounds sexual abuse. See the full issue at crunchpoetry.com

    • 40 min
    Issue 8 w/ clare e. potter

    Issue 8 w/ clare e. potter

    clare e. potter joins The Crunch to discuss the writing of her second poetry collection, and how a crisis of confidence has seen progress on it stall. See the full issue at crunchpoetry.com

    • 47 min
    Issue 7 w/ Rhys Milsom

    Issue 7 w/ Rhys Milsom

    Rhys Milsom joins The Crunch to discuss the craft of writing poetry, explaining how his slightly unusual writing techniques allow him to cut the crop and work with the stem. See the full issue at crunchpoetry.com

    • 41 min
    Issue 6 w/ Christopher Cornwell

    Issue 6 w/ Christopher Cornwell

    Christopher Cornwell joins The Crunch to discuss the writing, formatting and publishing of poetry, and also to talk about his debut collection 'Ergasy', due to be published by The Lonely Press in 2017. See the full issue at crunchpoetry.com

    • 46 min

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