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We Are Watching Something Terrible Happening

Claire Skinner reads the fifth story in contention for this prestigious award. Love and science collide in this haunting story about the chaos of a disintegrating relationship, a civil war and the trajectory of meteorites.

Written by Lavinia Greenlaw
Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

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20 minutes

Last on

Sat 27 Sep 2014 00:00

We Are Watching Something Terrible Happening by Lavinia Greenlaw

Love and science collide in this haunting story about the chaos of a disintegrating relationship, a civil war and the trajectory of meteorites.

More on Lavinia Greenlaw

More on Lavinia Greenlaw

Lavinia Greenlaw is a poet and novelist and Professor of Poetry at the University of East Anglia. Her collections include Minsk (2004) and The Casual Perfect (2011). She was the first artist-in-residence at the Science Museum and also held a residency at The Royal Society of Medicine. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

 Lavinia Greenlaw on Woman's Hour


(Photo credit: Julian Abrams)

Credits

Role Contributor
AuthorLavinia Greenlaw
ReaderClaire Skinner
ProducerElizabeth Allard

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