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Ben Okri, Mark Crick, Landscape Poetry, Ira Lightman

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 01 April 2011

Ian McMillan introduces Radio 3's celebration of writing of all sorts. This week Ben Okri reads a new piece specially commissioned by The Verb. And, Mark Crick explains the craft of literary pastiche. Harriet Tarlo and Carol Watts read and discuss radical landscape poetry and Ira Lightman has fun with fonts.

  • Mark Crick

    Machiavelli's Lawn: The Great Writers' Garden Companion is written and illustrated by Mark Crick and published by Granta Books.

  • Ben Okri

    A Time for New Dreams written by Ben Okri is published by Rider Books.

  • Harriet Tarlo and Carol Watts

    The Ground Aslant: An Anthology of Radical Landscape Poetry is edited by Harriet Tarlo and features work by Carol Watts, Harriet Tarlo and other authors. It is published by Shearsman Books.

  • Ira Lightman

    Ira Lightman's website


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