poetry clips

an archive of john hewitt society contributors

Short readings by poets who contributed to public events organised by The John Hewitt Society. 

Featured Poetry Clips

March 1, 2021
Leontia Flynn

Leontia Flynn was born in County Down and is Reader with the School of Arts, English and Languages, attached to the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen’s University Belfast. She is one of Ireland’s leading poets and has published four poetry collections with Jonathan Cape: “These Days” (2004), “Drives” (2008) “Profit and Loss” (2011) and “The Radio” (2017). Most recently, she published a pamphlet, “Slim New Book”, with the Lifeboat Press (Belfast, 2020). She has also published a critical study of the poet Medbh McGuckian with Irish Academic Press (2014).

March 1, 2021
Malika Booker

Malika Booker was born in London to Guyanese and Grenadian parents, and lived in Grenada until she was thirteen, when she returned to England. She studied anthropology at Goldsmiths, London and, in 2001, along with poet and performer Roger Robinson, founded Malika’s Poetry Kitchen. The collective “nurtures the writing, performance and careers of poets by emphasising craft, community and development.”

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The John Hewitt Society is both proud and fortunate to be associated with a diverse range of international poets. Each week we will share poetry clips from two more poets assayed with the society. The table below is subject to growth and change but if you sign up to our mailing list you'll get advance notice straight to your inbox.

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