Poetic Lives

Poetic Lives is a 6 part series that follows the lives of 6 migrant poets not born in Ireland but now living and producing their art in Ireland, each poet will express their different experiences through the medium of poetry.

The first programme is about the life, journey and challenges of poet Jennifer Matthews from St.Louis, Missouri in the USA who moved to Ireland 10 years ago but is now living with her partner and their daughter in the rural area of North Cork. Jennifer writes poetry, book reviews, and is editor of the Long Story Short Journal.

Produced by Ignacio Irigoien. Intro and credits by Morgan O’Reilly

This series is made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority do Ireland Sound and Vision scheme.