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Poetry Off the Shelf

Producer Curtis Fox explores the diverse world of contemporary American poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.

Poetry Goes Hollywood

Two readings by Tony-nominated actor Alfred Molina: a reading of Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess" and "A Pedestrian" by Amit Majmudar.

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