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PODCAST: Denise Riley and Don Mee Choi read at the launch of MPT 'The Blue Vein'

3rd April 2017


This podcast features Denise Riley and Don Mee Choi. It was recorded at The Print Room, London, for the launch of Modern Poetry in Translation's winter issue 'The Blue Vein', which features Korean poetry including work by Kim Hyesoon, Kim Yideum, Han Kang and more. 

Read more about MPT 'The Blue Vein'

In this podcast:

00:00 - Introduction to Denise Riley
02:50 - Denise Riley reading begins
33.05 - Sasha Dugdale introduces Don Mee Choi
42.12 - Don Mee Choi reads translations of Kim Hyesoon
54:00 - Don Mee Choi reads translations of Kim Yideum
1:05:48 - Don Mee Choi reads from her book The Morning News is Exciting

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