Is an audiobook edition an appropriate or worthwhile venture as a writer of poetry? At first glance it might seem like the translation from page to spoken word is a difficult one, but today I’ll share practical tips for bringing your poetry to life in this sharable medium. We’ll dive into considerations like finding the right narrator, deciding how read lines should be metered (or not!), and enhancing the experience with musical tracks. I’ll also tackle tougher issues like conveying images included in your print poetry, and some solutions for getting them in front of your audio listeners. Run with these ideas, and you’ll be bringing your art to a broader audience in no time!

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Learn:

  • Practical tips for bringing your poetry to life
  • How to find the right narrator
  • Should read lines be metered?
  • How to enhance your poetry with music
  • Solutions for getting images in front of audio listeners