Dimitra Xidous & Keeping Bees

In the penultimate episode of the season we interview Dimitra Xidous about her collection Keeping Bees

DIMITRA XIDOUS is a poet and writer and her work has been published in gorse (Ireland), Room Magazine (Canada), The Stinging Fly (Ireland), Visual Verse (United Kingdom), The Penny Dreadful(Ireland), NAGYVILAG (Hungary), The Dalhousie Review (Canada) among others. Her debut poetry collection Keeping Bees (2014) is published by Doire Press (Ireland).

DIMITRA

http://www.dimitraxidous.com/

https://www.doirepress.com/writers/a_f/dimitra_xidous/

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Sasha Terfous
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Melissa and Melanie travel to Waterford in this episode to interview spoken word poet Sasha Terfous and listen to her stunning poetry which explores themes on sexuality and ethnicity. Taking her differences and growing into them, she has emerged as a proud gay woman of colour and found that her perceived weaknesses have become part of her strengths.

Sasha Terfous
https://www.facebook.com/sterfous/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWP31aIg-6Q
http://www.wordupcollective.com/#/sasha-terfous/

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‘Therese Cahill: Ireland's First Female Limp Up Comedian’
Melissa and Melanie interview comedian Therese Cahill about her style of comedy. With ukulele in hand she shares three parody songs that she uses in her stand-up performances. Through discussions about theatricality and mental health, Therese reveals how she uses her unique platform to make people laugh and share an important message of equality.

https://www.facebook.com/therese.cahill.18
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Sean Colletti & SAECULUM
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In this episode, Melissa and Melanie interview Californian poet and writer Sean Colletti after the release of his brand new poetry pamphlet ‘Saeculum’.

You can buy Sean’s collection here http://www.barefictionmagazine.co.uk/product-tag/sean-colletti/

Follow him on Twitter here
Tour dates here

October Gig Guide here
UNISLAM Performance here

Marc Smith

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