Podcast: Poets Patrizia Longhitano (Brazil) + Ana Maria Reyes (Venezuela)

Patrizia Longhitano was born in Brazil in 1980 and lived in Manaus until she was eight years old. She moved to Italy with her adoptive parents until 2005 when she decided to move to the UK. Since then, she has been living in London working as a nanny. She started writing poems in English more than ten years ago. Some of her poems have appeared in the anthology Un Nuevo Sol, The Rialto Magazine, The South Bank Poetry Magazine and The Delinquent.

Ana María Reyes is a poet from Caracas, Venezuela born in 1983. She is the co- founder of the poetry collective Poesía Pandemica.  She studied arts and documentary filmmaking. Her work has been anthologized in Leyendo poesía in London: todas las voces todas, todas (El ojo de la cultura, 2019) and De Lujurías y Musas.

Music: Pelo Cucu by Lido Pimienta

Podcast: poet Sonia Quintero and author & translator Lara Alonso Corona

Silvia talks to writer Lara Alonso Corona, plus poet Sonia Quintero shares poems from her first anthology in English, Words Are Not Enough.

Form left to right Lara Alonso Corona and Sonia Quintero recording live on Resonance 104.4.

Episode 8: Author & poet Isabel del Río

AuthorIsabel del Río talks about her recent poetry book The Moon at the end of my street, the process of writing, and shares some of her poetry.

“I don’t normally look for inspiration. I’m a great believer in sitting and writing. Some famous writer said ‘the cloth of your trousers should be stuck to the cloth of the chair’ so that means that you sit there and you write.”

Bonus episode:

Author Isabel del Rio shares the short story Countdown from her book Zero Negative

Photo by Brayan López Garzón.