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06/04/2012

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Presented by Harriett Gilbert.

On today's show, we hear from Len Epp, co-founder of the Montreal International Poetry Prize, and poet and novelist Ben Okri.

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18 minutes

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Mon 9 Apr 2012 08:32GMT

Chapters

  • Montreal International Poetry Prize

    As shortlisted poems from the inaugural Montreal International Poetry Prize are published as a Global Poetry Anthology, the organisation's co-founder Len Epp explains how the Prize was started.

    Duration: 06:00

  • Ben Okri

    As his new collection of poetry is published, Harriett talks to Ben Okri about the influence of his mother, painting sessions with Brian Eno and how it feels to have his poems adapted as song lyrics.

    Duration: 11:00

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