Letters Home : Poetry by Jennifer Wong
Jennifer Wong is a poet living and working in London and originally from Hong Kong. Her poems deal with the idea of life in a city and culture very different from our own. As well as her poems, in this podcast Jenny offers insight into her writing process and provides background to the 5 poems we feature.
The poems in this edition are;
- Dim Sum at Joy King Lau
- The Colour of Race
- Catch 22 in Simplified Language
- Diary of a Miu Miu Salesgirl
All poems are written and performed by Jennifer Wong
Music, sound design, soundscapes and production are by Chris Gregory
Sound effects are from Freesound.org
The presenter is Holly Sangster
Letters Home, Jenny's 2020 poetry collection, is published by Nine Arches Press and we thank them for allowing us to recreate these poems in this podcast
If you'd like to learn more about Jennifer Wong you can visit her website here
And you can follow her on twitter here https://twitter.com/jennywcreative
You can learn more about Nine Arches Press and purchase Letters Home here
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Please check out our other poetry content including podcasts featuring Ella Frears, Mary J Oliver, Sarah Corbett and Peter Finch by subscribing to the podcast in your favourite podcast app or in a streaming service such as Spotify.
Jenny recorded the content for this podcast at home without access to professional recording equipment. We hope the variable sound quality does not spoil your enjoyment of this podcast.
Thank you once again to Jenny for sharing her poems with us in this podcast.