Sue Dymoke

Write, Read, Perform, Listen to Poetry

Writing and Sharing Poetry

http://www.nottinghamwritersstudio.co.uk/sue-dymoke-writing-and-sharing-poetry/

This short interview was recorded recently at the wonderful Nottingham Writers’ Studio. Thanks to Andrew Kells for his patience in recording and editing it. Thanks too to all those teachers out there who encouraged me to listen to poems from a very young age, to hear the magic of de La Mare’s Silver, the galloping horse in the darkness of Stevenson’s Windy Nights and the drama of Belloc’s Matilda and to write poetry which was then shared with others. As I say in the interview, they legitimised poetry for me with the result that it quickly became such a central part of what makes me tick. Let’s hope 2014 brings poetry joy to listeners, performers and writers of poetry everywhere and greater creative opportunities for teachers and students to celebrate it in their classrooms.

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