2 Mar 2022
Their musical collaboration fuses literature and electronica, offering a new artistic take on events from the Arab Spring to contemporary European politics. Poet Abdullah Miniawy and musician Jonas Yamer join us in the studio to tell us more about the creation of their latest album "Between the bullet and the front sight, casting lots", how they channel external influences into introspective tracks, and why birth and new beginnings are an important idea in this latest record.
27 Feb 2021
In many rural areas in Ghana, women are being pushed into tradition gender roles. Abdul Majeed Fatima wants to change that - with music and poetry.
2 Jun 2020
American poet Jericho Brown speaks to Eve Jackson about winning the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, his collection “The Tradition” and how his poem 'The Virus' was like a prophecy of what was to come.
27 Sep 2019
Guardian Talks takes an in-depth look at Nigeria's reading culture and the 2019 Nigerian Prize for Literature sponsored by NLNG.
21 Jan 2019
Can poetry save the planet? A group of students at the University of Lagos thinks it can certainly help! They've set up the Parliament of Poets initiative, using poetry to educate people about the environment.