cafebabel.com: What do you want to be when you grow up?
Catherine Brogan: The best performer that I can possibly be.
cafebabel.com: What poem would you take to a desert island?
Catherine Brogan: WB Yeats’ ‘The Stolen Child’
cafebabel.com: If you ran away, where would you run away to?
Catherine Brogan: Kenya
Catherine performing (Image: (cc) Catherine Brogan/ Facebook)
cafebabel.com: Do you have a favourite line or fragment of poetry?
Catherine Brogan: Something by Paul Simons – I think that lyrics are poetry too.
And breakdowns go
So what are you going to do about it
That's what I'd like to know
cafebabel.com: Should the poem ‘If’ be made gender neutral?
Catherine Brogan: Ugh. I think Rudyard Kipling is overrated and I really hate list poems.
cafebabel.com: Suggest a question for next time.
Catherine Brogan: What’s the most interesting interview question you’ve ever been asked?
cafebabel.com: Draw us a picture.
Catherine’s Edinburgh fringe show ‘Newsfedup’ is at 6.20 every day till 25 August at the Banshee Labyrinth. Go see!
Check back in two weeks' time to read our next interview with performance poet Sophia Walker!