Faber Poetry Podcast Episode Three: Richard Scott & Jane Yeh

In the third episode, Rachael and Jack chat in the studio with Richard Scott and Jane Yeh, discussing, among other things, the importance of recognising gay shame, the difference between biographical honesty and poetic honesty and a shared love for Star Trek (The Next Generation, obviously). Audio postcards this episode come from Peter Gizzi, Emily Toder…

The Faber Poetry Podcast: Episode 2 with Sophie Collins & Emily Critchley

In the second episode of the Faber Poetry Podcast, Rachael and Jack have Sophie Collins and Emily Critchley in the studio to discuss, among other things, female authorship, having a lightbulb moment for Denise Riley and the art of leaving a poem without a conventional ending. Audio postcards in this episode come from Jillian Weise,…

The Faber Poetry Podcast: Episode one with Emily Berry and Momtaza Mehri

In the first episode of the Faber Poetry Podcast, Rachael and Jack discuss talismans, teenage crushes and gateways to poetry with their studio guests Emily Berry and Momtaza Mehri and play audio postcards sent to them by Ocean Vuong, Natalie Shapero and Vahni Capildeo.     Show notes Studio guests   EMILY BERRY’S first book…

Daljit Nagra: My editor and I

Daljit Nagra’s third collection, British Museum, is published this month. Here, the award-winning poet reflects on his evolving relationship with Faber’s Poetry Editor, Matthew Hollis. I am a terrifyingly unassuming and undemanding poet. It could be said that my editor is fortunate to have my docile sensibility at his disposal. I expect little to nothing…