Sean Street

Seán Street has published nine previous full poetry collections. His anthology, Radio Waves – Poems About the Wireless was published by Enitharmon in 2004. He has previously collaborated with guitarist and composer Neil Campbell on the CD, Estuary, which was premiered at Liverpool’s Capstone Theatre as part of WoWFest18. Works relating to sound aesthetics include The Poetry of Radio: The Colour of Sound (Routledge, 2013/14) and The Memory of Sound: Preserving the Sonic Past (Routledge, 2015/16). Between 2017 and 2019, he wrote a further trilogy of books for Palgrave on the theme of sound and its relationship to poetics and philosophy, and his most recent publication on the subject is The Sound of a Room: Memory and the Auditory Presence of Place (Routledge, 2020). He has worked in radio for much of his life, writing and presenting features for BBC Radios 2, 3 and 4, as well as for a number of other global broadcasters, such as ABC, Australia, CBC, Canada, and NewsTalk, Ireland. He is Emeritus Professor at Bournemouth University.