Poems to Live for Session 8: Wednesday 9th December 2020

Wednesday 9th December 2020  9pm UK time

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Poems to Live for: Session 8

Chairs: Michael Hulse and Donald Singer

Launch of the 10 year Anthology for the Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine

Readings by the winning poets - 2015 to 2019

2015 Kate Compston, Cornwall, England   Lovely Young Consultant Charms My Husband

2015 Carole Bromley, York, England    On Hearing for the First Time 

2015 Rowena Warwick, Thame, England   Mrs Noone

2016 Denise Bundred, Surrey, England    A Cardiologist Seeks Certainty

2019 Denise Bundred, Surrey, England    Addressing a Fetal Heart

2016 Chris Woods, Bury, England       Blood Pressure Monitors

2016 Karen Schofield, Crewe, England      Community Medicine 1974

2016 Owen Lewis, New York, NY, USA  At Tribeca’s Edge

2016 Anne Ryland, Berwick-upon-Tweed, England   Anna’s Left Hand

2016 Jane McLaughlin, London, England    Poetry Takes up the Neurosurgeon

2017 Kathy D’Arcy, Cork, Ireland    Inside

2017 Iora Dawes, Stafford, England    Children’s Ward Week Two

2017 Alisha Kaplan, Toronto, Canada    Coming Off Eight Years of Escitalopram

2017 Claire Collison, London, England (tbc)    The Ladies’ Pond

2017 Rosie Jackson, Trudoxhill, England    A Ward Sister Remembers the Spencers

2018 Inez Garzaniti, Pontiac, MI, USA    Cranial Nerve Shadowbox

2018 Emma Storr, Leeds, England    Six Week Check

2018 Raphael Dagold, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan    Pharmacology

2018 Taylor Fang, USA    Letter to Body Made Hollow

2019 Rebecca Byrne, County Carlow, Ireland  The Butcher's Doll

2019 Claudia Daventry, St Andrews, Scotland    for my Valentine in an fMRI scanner 

2019 Simon Rae, Powys, Wales    The Wheelhouse

2019 Mara Adamitz Scrupe, Pennsylvania, USA    Excision

2019 Michael Swan, Oxon, England    Advice to a Medical Student


For future sessions, we welcome suggestions of poems (out of copyright) you would like read or to read yourself. Please email us as soon as possible with your suggestions. We can’t promise to use all readings or suggestions but we shall use as many as possible.

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