Anna talks to Rachel about Greece, love at first sight and the uselessness of poets, as well as writing fiction and the wonders and oddities of translation.
Hayden Glass, co-proprietor of The Open Book talks to Anna about poetry and music, poetry and emotion and breastfeeding while poeting.
Anna and David talk about poetry business models, the great unravelling, the role of the fool, love, regret and chickens.
A gala reading at the shop, featuring Alex Taylor, Makyla Curtis, Megan France, Kim Tairi, Cybonn Ang, Craig Foltz, Rachel O’Connor, Gina Cole, Tom Romeo, Sophie van Waardenberg, Paula Morris, Lisa Samuels and Josie Shapiro.
Anna and Ian talk about big ideas, boyhood in East Bengal, being a twin and the joy of form.