Australian poet Les Murray
Australian poet Les Murray talks about working as a "word catcher" for a dictionary, why he thinks the "snipers in the bush" are still trying to pick him off for the language and style of his writing and how a family quarrel and the day he found a dead body in a river inspired poems written years later.
Available since: Mon 3 Oct 2011
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Mark Lawson talks to poet Les Murray and reviews the film Catfish.
First broadcast: 15 Dec 2010
Writers, Authors, Novelists, Poets
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