scotland podcasts

[December 2012] : The Christmas and New Year Show

It's the end of the year. Time to put your feet up and reflect on what has been - and what is to...

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[SPL] March 2012: Joseph Lease

We talk with San Francisco based writer Joseph Lease who reads and talks about a number of his...

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[SPL] January 2012: Donny O'Rourke

Poet, musician, editor and broadcaster Donny O'Rourke talks about Scottish poetry, Scottish...

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[SPL] December 2011: Colin Herd

We chatted with the editor of Anything, Anymore, Anywhere and author of too ok, Colin Herd. He...

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[SPL] June 9th: Brian Holton

We chat with the illuminating Brian Holton at the StAnza poetry festival in St Andrews. He gives...

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[SPL] May 18th: Golan Haji at Reel Festivals

Syrian poet Golan Haji joins Ryan in Beirut as part of the cultural collaboration festival of...

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[SPL] May 6th: Hugh McMillan at StAnza 2011

Ryan chats with Dumfries poet Hugh McMillan, history teacher, National Trust for Scotland...

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[SPL] March 13th: Andy Jackson

Andy reads from his first collection The Assassination Museum (Red Squirrel Press), which he read...

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[SPL] Feb 23rd: Rodge Glass for Let's Get Lyrical

Ryan Van Winkle chats with novelist, biographer, creative writing teacher, editor and musician...

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[SPL] Feb 16th: Billy Liar for Let's Get Lyrical

As part of our month long celebration of song lyrics, we've been chatting to some exciting...

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[SPL] Feb 10th: Withered Hand for Let's Get Lyrical

We speak with the amazing Dan Willson aka Withered Hand about song lyrics, poetry, songwriting...

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[SPL] December 14th: Rob A Mackenzie

We chat with Rob A Mackenzie, author of The Opposite Of Cabbage, associate editor at Magma...

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[SPL] October 22nd: Judy Paterson

This week we feature a special treat in the guise of storyteller Judy Paterson who Ryan chatted...

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[SPL] October 15th: Vicki Feaver

On this week's podcast, we have the great pleasure to chat with acclaimed poet Vicki Feaver. She...

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[SPL] September 10th: Donald S Murray

Ryan chats to Donald S Murray while he was at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. They...

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[SPL] August 24th: Kathleen Jamie and Lorraine Mariner at #edbookfest

We've been at the Edinburgh International Book Festival this past week, and caught up with two...

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[SPL] August 2nd: Brian Johnstone

Brian Johnstone, poet and former director of the StAnza poetry festival, discusses the highlights...

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[SPL] July 27th: David O'Doherty

Author and comedian David O'Doherty, past winner of the Edinburgh Comedy Award, chinwags with...

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[SPL] May 28th: Jed Milroy

In a slight change to our usual programme, we include a simulcast from WSPL Radio: Real Poetry...

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[SPL] May 21st: Sally Evans

Ryan chats to poet, editor, publisher and beekeeper Sally Evans about her work with magazine...

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