In this week’s episode we interview poet and lecturer, Dr Christina Thatcher. We discuss definitions of grief, the interlinking of death and creativity, and how ideas around grief and loss might intersect with broader experiences of living amongst Covid-19.
Continuing with our theme of death and creativity, our second segment focuses on two pieces from the Wales Arts Review archive: Nasia Sarwar-Skuse’s ‘Vignette: Snapshot of Grief’ and Rosie Couch’s ‘Eulogy for a New World’, thinking about mothers, anxieties around forgetting, and the timelessness of grief.
Finally, we briefly talk about the 100 Page Turners project and the most recent category: ‘Identity’.
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Links to the articles discussed:
Nasia Sarwar-Skuse, ‘Vignette: Snapshot of Grief’
Rosie Couch, ‘Eulogy for a New World’
Wales Arts Review, ‘100 Page Turners | Identity’
‘Vienna Beat’ by Blue Dot Sessions
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