Stories from Glasgow: Episode Four - Writing Space
Published: 25 November 2022
If you could travel to space, would you? Get ready for an episode in zero gravity as we’re joined by Scottish author and poet, Oliver K. Langmead.
If you could travel to space, would you?
Get ready for an episode in zero gravity as we’re joined by Scottish author and poet, Oliver K. Langmead.
Oliver talks to us about his recent Creative Writing doctoral thesis work, and shares his experiences as the 2018 Writer in Residence at the European Space Agency in Cologne. We get a behind the scenes look at the creative processes and inspiration behind Oliver’s page-turner space poetry, and consider what might happen if humans tried to colonise Mars.
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Oliver K. Langmead is the author of Glitterati and Birds of Paradise. Oliver’s long-form poem, Dark Star, featured in the Guardian’s Best Books of 2015, and he has a Doctorate in Fine Art from the University of Glasgow. He is now a lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Lancaster. In late 2018 he was the writer in residence at the European Space Agency’s Astronaut Centre in Cologne.
First published: 25 November 2022