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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.

The Child is Mother to the Poet

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6/7/2012Listen to this podcast

Be Kind While There's Time

  • Mary Karr
  • Nick Laird
  • Philip Larkin
5/24/2012Listen to this podcast

The Healing Power of Poetry

  • Joanne Kyger
  • Jennifer Nix
5/17/2012Listen to this podcast

“Was you ever bit by a dead bee?”

  • Hailey Leithauser
5/9/2012Listen to this podcast

“Until you look again”

  • Muriel Rukeyser
  • Gerald Stern
4/26/2012Listen to this podcast

Poetry in Motion

  • Daniel Nester
4/18/2012Listen to this podcast

W.S. Di Piero: 2012 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize Winner

  • W. S. Di Piero
4/11/2012Listen to this podcast

Passing Stranger: East Village Poetry Walk

  • Allen Ginsberg
  • Walt Whitman
4/4/2012Listen to this podcast

Subway Poetry is Back

  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Lucille Clifton
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • W. S. Merwin
  • Lorine Niedecker
  • Dorothea Tanning
3/7/2012Listen to this podcast

A Fairly Feisty Lady

  • Heather McHugh
  • Gaspara Stampa
2/23/2012Listen to this podcast

A Name Like a Handcuff

  • Reginald Dwayne Betts
2/15/2012Listen to this podcast

“Becoming Anne Bradstreet”

  • Eavan Boland
  • Anne Bradstreet
1/25/2012Listen to this podcast

Blood in the Grass

  • Tom Disch
  • David Yezzi
1/12/2012Listen to this podcast

A Wild Solitude Revealed

  • Robert Duncan
  • Lisa Jarnot
12/31/2011Listen to this podcast

Drinking in Poetry

  • Kenneth Koch
  • Frank O'Hara
  • Alicia Ostriker
12/13/2011Listen to this podcast

“Inscribe the poem on yourself”

  • Dan Beachy-Quick
12/1/2011Listen to this podcast

No Place for the Little Lyric

  • Adrienne Rich
11/15/2011Listen to this podcast

The Virus Mutant in His Veins

  • Edgar Bowers
11/1/2011Listen to this podcast

Naming It

  • Leontia Flynn
  • Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill
10/21/2011Listen to this podcast

The Waste Land: The App

  • T. S. Eliot
10/6/2011Listen to this podcast

All That Poetry

  • Kenneth Patchen

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