Doireann Ní Ghríofa, ‘In Albumen, In Pixels, in Bricks’

Poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa describes the evolution of her poem ‘In Albumen, In Pixels, in Bricks’ in an interview with Dr Adam Hanna of the School of English, University College Cork. Recorded on 8 October 2018.

They discuss, among other things, homelessness around Christmas, oocytes, ‘choreographing the reader’s breath’, the structure of eggs, poetic form, threads, layers of skin and Dr Seuss.

You can read the first draft of ‘In Albumen, In Pixels, in Bricks’ here. You can read the second draft of the poem here. Then you can listen to an interview about how the poem evolved here:

 

 

 

 

 

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