Matthew Sweeney on RTÉ Radio 1
The Poetry Programme, RTÉ Radio 1, Saturday 16 January 2016, 7.30pm
A long interview with Matthew Sweeney was included on RTÉ Radio 1's The Poetry Programme on 16 January. He was introduced as a poet writing in a darkly metaphorical style he refers to as ‘alternative realism’. Matthew read and talked about his poems ‘The One-eyed Philosopher of Katmandu’, ‘The Sneezer’ and ‘Guns’ (about a trip to post-revolutionary Libya) from his new Bloodaxe collection Inquisition Lane.
Click here to listen to the interview (intro & from 10.32)
[22 January 2016]