We’re continuing our series for Poetry Month with poet Faizal Deen! From academia to the archives, from his published collection to Star Wars, to his new collection of poems coming out this fall, our discussion takes us through many avenues of poetic inspiration and manifestation!

 

 

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Faizal and Sabrina

 

 

Faizal’s new collection of poetry will be available through Mawenzi House this fall!

 

 

Harmonica Segment: we’d like to know if there’s been something you’ve read or found or seen lately that you’d like to write about! You can tweet us about it @hardcoverradio!

 

 

Thanks for listening!

This month marks the 20th anniversary of National Poetry Month (17 years for Canada!). 

 

Check out the League of Canadian Poets and the Academy of American Poets online for ways to get involved in National Poetry Month!

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Use #NPM16 to connect with other poets this month!

 

Interactive templates for “elementary” poems can be found here! Theme, acrostic, and diamante poems!

 

Poem in Your Pocket Day is April 21st! #pocketpoem

 

Harmonica Segment: write an exquisite corpse poem with us! Tweet us a sentence (adjective, noun, verb, adjective, noun) @hardcoverradio!

 

Thanks for listening!