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Jos Smith on Radio 4's The Echo Chamber

Posted by Ben, 26th April 2017

Jos Smith
Jos Smith

It seems an age ago now, but back in September 2016, when the world was a little saner, we published a first collection by a new British writer whose work couldn't be more pertinent: Subterranea, by Jos Smith. A book that explores the relationship of our human world to the earth that underpins it, this was a project we were extremely proud of and which was well received: Katrina Porteous, poet, historian and broadcaster, wrote: "A sense of collective responsibility haunts these careful, well-crafted poems."

Earlier this month, Jos appeared on The Echo Chamber, a BBC Radio 4 programme hosted by Paul Farley "showcasing the best of the latest poetry", to talk about "new and old poetry of oil spills fifty years after the Torrey Canyon", and to read his own response to that disaster.

You can listen to it here until 14th May 2017.