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The Spectral Dinner Party - Paul Groves
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When the nights are lengthening and Halloween is on the horizon, delve deep into the Archive to and explore all things strange, slant, odd and unexpected. Perhaps listen alone, with headphones on, in the dark, and feel these voices in your bones…

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In The Air - Celia A Sorhaindo
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Cycnus in Soho  - Will Burns
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Will Burns

B. 1980

10 poems available

Will Burns is a poet and novelist. He first came to prominence in 2014 as a Faber New Poet and has since authored poetry collections ‘Country Music’ (Offord Road Books, 2020) which won the 2021 Laurel Prize for best first collection, & ‘Germ Songs’ (Rough Trade Books, 2019). He released the album Chalk Hill Blue in 2019, a collaboration with composer Hannah Peel whose music was set to his poems. (Hannah Peel, 2019.) His debut novel, The Paper Lantern (Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2021) saw Burns named among The Observer’s Top 10 Debut Novelists of 2021. He is Poet-In-Residence at Caught By The River.

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Terminal Index - Victoria Adukwei Bulley
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Gone - Nii Ayikwei Parkes
Poetry Archive Now
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When the nights are lengthening and Halloween is on the horizon, delve deep into the Archive to and explore all things strange, slanted, odd and unexpected. Perhaps listen alone, with headphones on, in the dark, and feel these voices in your bones…

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Sea Canes - Derek Walcott
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