Tomorrow, We Will Live Here: Interviews

 

In support of my first collection — Tomorrow, We Will Live Here – I embarked on a ‘Virtual Book Tour’ visiting blogs all over the world. 

You can follow the links below for the full interviews. 

Thanks to everyone who let me appear on their space.

 

leesmithwriter.com

Ryan discussed his dream poet/musician collaboration, amongst other things, whilst preparing to read at the Crashaw Prize launch with friends & tequila at the Phoenix Artist Club watch the video

 

 

The Scottish Poetry Library’s ‘Our sweet old etcetera…’

Q: What to your ear and eye is the finest poem ever written?

A: That is a totally insane question. The finest poem ever written is … read more

 

Rob A. Mackenzie’s Surroundings blog

Q: ‘I’ and ‘we’ feature in many of your poems. Would you class yourself as a confessional poet? Or at least in the general line of Robert Lowell, Sylvia Plath, and Sharon Olds?

A: No, I don’t think I would, though I at times… read more

 

Robin Grey

Q: When did the words start?

A: Grey, I like that question, it is something I don’t think about often enough. The words started when …   read more

 

Flotsam

Q: How do you feel about the ‘homes’ of your poems? And are your poems an instrument of creating/ destroying places?

A: Home, an excellent starting point! I think the end of that poem is… read more of the floatsom interview with caroline crew

 

Molossus

Q: Most underrated living poet?

A: All poets are underrated, don’t you think? … read more

 

Dan Meth

DAN: Do you find it liberating to purge the melancholia into your work?

RYAN: Meth, as you know, I am happiest when I am most uncomfortable. This is why we went to a guerilla saloon in Kelv, visited the worst town in Mexico and why we laughed so much while hitchhiking through the desert at night while being followed by rabid wolves. Other people would want to be poolside. Other people would go to a Greek island. But “we pursue the darkness and there we find the light of joy.” – Zemeckis, (1988)

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Interview with Alicia Sometimes for Going Down Swinging

If you wanted to know my thoughts on poetry and myself, here’s an interview for the magazine Going Down Swinging with Australian writer and poet Alicia Sometimes.