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Bridging the Pond


My Cyclone virtual book tour skips over the Atlantic today to stop in Ojai, California at poet Robert Peake’s blog. Thanks to the wonders of Skype and Robert’s technical know-how, you can see and hear us discuss the surprises of publication; language; the music of poetry; the importance of the page; and grief and hope. You can also hear me read “Berlin/Berlin/Berlin” and “Pedestrian” from The Ambulance Box.

The whole 35-minute interview is available to view at Robert’s post. The lip sync is a bit out in places, but I hope you take as much pleasure in hearing the interview as I took in speaking to him. Alternatively, you could view the five self-contained sections of video if you don’t have time to digest it in a oner or simply play the audio of the full chat. Take time to explore Robert’s intelligent, sensitive blog too.

Next week, I’m back on virtual home ground when I stop at Kevin Cadwallender‘s blog.

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  1. Liz permalink
    09/07/2009 15:33

    Hi Andrew,
    Enjoyed the listen – the interview covered lots of areas…it was great to be able to use skype like that…cheers,

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