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YOU CAN HEAR SOME OF RUTH’S POEMS, RUTH READING POEMS, OR TALKING ABOUT HER WORK, ON THESE SITES:

Reading at 92Y Poetry Center New York, February 2019

Performance at Jaipur Festival 2019 with Ben Okri, Kaveh Akbar, Tishani Doshi and Zeina Beck, introduced by William Sieghart

Poetry Hour Jaipur 2019 with Kaveh Akbar, Akhil Katyal, Anupama Raju, Devesh Alakh and Makarand R. Paranjape, moderated by Satyajit Sarna

And (after some speeches) two poems at the Inaugural Session of the 2019 Jaipur Literary Festival.

2019 Talking about her life to Postcards from the Past, with radio presenter Gideon Coe.

2017 talking about Charles Darwin at Heraklion Natural History Museum, Crete (mostly in Greek)

2016 A first reading from Tidings, at the Serpentine Gallery in London

2016 A Meet the Writer radio interview with Monocle Magazine

2014 Talking about her crucifixion poems in Learning to Make an Oud in Nazareth, and the Seven Last Words by Josef Haydn, with cellist David Waterman of the Endellion Quartet

2014 Reading her poem To Speak of Distance, commissioned for Nowhere Island, published in Learning to Make an Oud in Nazareth (2014)

2013 Reading Time to Fly for New Networks for Nature.

2012 Talking science and poetry with philosopher Mary Midgeley

2009 In conversation at the Cambridge Darwin Festival

Ruth’s poem The Cello, published in The New Yorker 2009, read on Poetry Monday

2002, Mary’s Tapestry, Elizabeth’s Spinet, Poems About the V & A

Reading poems for The Poetry Archive, 1998

PHOTO OF RUTH BY MARK GERSON IN NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, LONDON

 

SOME OF RUTH’S POEMS ONLINE

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2008/10/27/learning-to-make-an-oud-in-nazareth

‘Writing to Onegin: after Pushkin’, 2002, Poetry International Web

http://www.great-quotes.com/poems/author/Ruth/Padel

http://www.occupypoetry.net/ruth_padel

http://www.famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/ruth_padel

https://www.poetrysoup.com/famous/poem/writing_to_onegin_9266

https://www.poemhunter.com/ruth-sophia-padel/biography/

https://www.asymptotejournal.com/special-feature/ruth-padel-two-poems/

https://www.poemine.com/Ruth-Padel/Icicles-Round-A-Tree-In-Dumfriesshire.html

© Nancy Crampton


Reading at the Opening of the 2019 Jaipur Literature Festival


Reading in Little Gidding Church with string quartet, 2014

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