Series 1 Episode 2


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This week Kayo Chingonyi, Phoebe Stuckes and Kandace Siobhan Walker are take long walks with lonely monsters. Nyami Nyami looks out on a modern Zambia, Cassandra rips her fishnet stockings, and Boo-Hags stalk the wetlands of the Deep South

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Kayo Chingonyi is the author of two pamphlets, Some Bright Elegance (Salt, 2012) and The Colour of James Brown’s Scream (Akashic, 2016). His first full-length collection, Kumukanda, was published in June 2017 by Chatto & Windus and won the Dylan Thomas Prize. He was awarded the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize, is a fellow of The Complete Works programme and poetry editor for The White Review. Kayo is also an emcee, producer, and DJ and regularly collaborates with musicians and composers both as a poet and a lyricist.

Kandace Siobhan Walker is a UK-based writer, photographer and filmmaker. Her poetry film o, digital! was shortlisted for Out-Spoken’s 2017 Prize for Poetry. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Rumpus, New Plains Review, Fifty George Square and Obsidian, among others.

Phoebe Stuckes is a writer and performer. She has performed at the Southbank Centre, The British Library and was the Ledbury Festival young poet in residence in 2015. Her poetry has appeared in The Rialto, The North and Ambit. Her debut pamphlet, Gin & Tonic, was shortlisted for the Michael Marks Award.