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