It was a pleasure to sit down with Stuart Kelly who has recently launched a fiery new literary blog. I can’t say enough good things about the man / site so have a look yourself and enjoy the podcast. Please – please subscribe. It’s free. Below is the spraff:

“If we don’t think innovatively, there won’t be much of a poetic culture in 50 years time…”

Ryan chats with editor and author Stuart Kelly about the poet John Berryman and they muse the current state of modern poetry, its future, the purpose of the critic and chew the literary cud. Presented by Ryan van Winkle. Produced by Colin Fraser. Incidental music by Ewen Maclean. Follow us on Twitter: @anonpoetry & @byleaveswelive. Mail us:

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