The Attic Sessions #25. In Conversation with Damian Smyth

This month’s session comes from the beautiful surroundings of The River Mill Writers’ Retreat in County Down, Northern Ireland.

In this episode, Nessa talks with poet and playwright Damian Smyth about the poet’s search for the uncanny, how the local becomes the universal and the erotic charge of the bicycle, among other things. Damian also reads from his latest poetry collection English Street.

Damian Smyth’s poetry collections include Downpatrick Races (2000), The Down Recorder (2004), Lamentations (2010), Market Street (2010), Mesopotamia (2014) and English Street (2018).

Featuring

Damian Smyth

Web: damiansmyth.com
Published by Templar Poetry: templarpoetry.com/collections/damian-smyth

Presented by Nessa O’Mahony

Blog: nessaomahony.com
Facebook: facebook.com/nessa.omahony

Recorded at The River Mill Writers’ Retreat

Web: the-river-mill.co.uk
Facebook: facebook.com/therivermillretreat/
Twitter: @the-rivermill

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