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The News Agents - 14th November 2015

The News Agents - 14th November 2015

A hybrid news-arts programme curated by Jude Cowan Montague. Today: Chris Beckett on Ethiopia - Even when I'm old, I'll be New. Poet Chris Beckett grew up in Ethiopia and has a lifelong interest in Amharic culture. He discusses Ethiopia's coverage in the UK news and reads from his collection Ethiopia Boy. Praise poetry, music and the rich oral culture will be discussed alongside issues of human rights and governance. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.com.

Comments

Ceri James

Interesting Show Jude. Good one!

Sophie Corbelet

thanks Jude for this encounter with Chris Beckett! It was so interesting to hear his poems, his stories, overall his enthousiasme and deeply rooted love for the people of Ethiopia. Also your singing was great!

Jude Cowan Montague

thanks for listening Sophie and for leaving such a heart-warming comment! Appreciate that X