Shelf Healing

Dr Douglas Cowie Interview

January 19, 2021 Rebecca Markwick/Dr Doug Cowie Season 1 Episode 8
Shelf Healing
Dr Douglas Cowie Interview
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Shelf Healing
Dr Douglas Cowie Interview
Jan 19, 2021 Season 1 Episode 8
Rebecca Markwick/Dr Doug Cowie

This week our guest is Dr Douglas Cowie, senior lecturer in creative writing at Royal Holloway, University of London. We talk about the therapeutic effects of reading and writing, Moby Dick, and how everyone approaches texts differently and gets different things out of them.

Link to Doug's website

List of texts and authors mentioned:
Authors:
WH Auden
John Berryman
Patrick Kavanaugh
Eve L Ewing
Herman Melville

Texts:
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Dream Song by John Berryman
Black Girl Magic the second BreakBeat Poets anthology
“what I mean when I say I'm sharpening my oyster knife” by Eve L Ewing 

Show Notes

This week our guest is Dr Douglas Cowie, senior lecturer in creative writing at Royal Holloway, University of London. We talk about the therapeutic effects of reading and writing, Moby Dick, and how everyone approaches texts differently and gets different things out of them.

Link to Doug's website

List of texts and authors mentioned:
Authors:
WH Auden
John Berryman
Patrick Kavanaugh
Eve L Ewing
Herman Melville

Texts:
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Dream Song by John Berryman
Black Girl Magic the second BreakBeat Poets anthology
“what I mean when I say I'm sharpening my oyster knife” by Eve L Ewing