Maria Grech Ganado has published eight collections of Maltese and English poetry; three of which were National Book Prize winners. Her poetry has been translated into 12 languages. Maria was awarded the Qadi tar-Repubblika in 2000, and the National Book Council’s Lifetime Achievement in 2015.
“call it Innocence the boat you row out to a deepening sea but don’t look down …” This week's audio burst, written and read by Maria Grech Ganado from her latest collection, Framed, is: Boat to utopia Recorded at Robert Longo studio With funding by the Malta Book Fund https://merlinpublishers.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Boat-to-utopia.mp3 (photo: Steve Long, Unsplash)
The summer heat is relentless, but August is also time for summer flirts and, for the young among us, first loves. Today’s audio burst is, appropriately, First love. Written and read by Maria Grech Ganado from her latest collection, Framed. Recorded at Robert Longo studio With funding by the Malta Book Fund https://merlinpublishers.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/First-love.mp3 (photo: Jennifer Regnier, [...]
We’re glad you enjoyed our first audio burst, last week. Here’s another one for you. This one strikes a sombre note, perhaps making for a moment’s reflection during these quiet August weeks. Vulture, written and read by Maria Grech Ganado, from her latest collection, Framed. Recorded at Robert Longo studio With funding by the Malta Book [...]
The heat is affecting us all. The whole country is going crazy … it must be the effects of sunstroke. Poetry is balm for the weary soul, it is said. So, to keep you sane throughout what looks like will be a very long summer, we’ve prepared a series of delectable audio bursts for you. [...]
“… And when at last we’re seated he’s all that I can see but his mobile won’t give him a chance to be alone with me – who knows what’s going on through his mind which once I knew so well he couldn’t wait to be with me he couldn’t wait to tell …” — [...]