Gearóid Mac LochlainnPoetry
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20090529
Irish poet Gearóid Mac Lochlainn is the author of three books of poetry in Gaelic and a bilingual collection in English called Stream of Tongues. In this interview, he talks about writing in both languages and the musicality of writing in Gaelic. Also a musician and radio producer, Mac Lochlainn discusses how sound plays into his compostion, and we hear some of his own sound productions.
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