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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.

Poems for President Obama

Charles Bernstein, Patricia Smith and Forrest Gander offer presidential advice.

More Episodes from Poetry Off the Shelf

DateTitlePoets
9/3/2009Listen to this podcast

Midwestern Blues

  • Kevin Young
8/26/2009Listen to this podcast

Fact-Checking John Keats

  • John Keats
8/19/2009Listen to this podcast

Poet's Choice: Of Love and War

  • D. A. Powell
7/31/2009Listen to this podcast

Remembering Craig Arnold

  • Craig Arnold
7/9/2009Listen to this podcast

“Cover the Lettuce”

  • C. D. Wright
6/26/2009Listen to this podcast

The Power of Barbie

  • David Trinidad
6/17/2009Listen to this podcast

Honor Thy Father's Day

  • Robert Hayden
  • Terrance Hayes
6/11/2009Listen to this podcast

Out of the Poetic Bubble

6/2/2009Listen to this podcast

Everything Plus the Kitchen Sink

  • Kenneth Fearing
5/27/2009Listen to this podcast

Light in the Service of Loneliness

  • Fanny Howe
5/19/2009Listen to this podcast

Bees and Monstrous Babies

  • Eleanor Wilner
5/4/2009Listen to this podcast

Stop Making Sense

  • Christian Bök
4/27/2009Listen to this podcast

An Essential American Poet

  • Fanny Howe
  • Jean Valentine
4/15/2009Listen to this podcast

What If It Doesn't Make Sense?

  • Matthew Zapruder
4/3/2009Listen to this podcast

Telephony Is So Retro It's Cool

  • Ted Berrigan
  • Jaap Blonk
  • Allen Ginsberg
  • John Giorno
  • Anne Waldman
3/16/2009Listen to this podcast

Hatless in Heavy Economic Weather

  • John Surowiecki
3/10/2009Listen to this podcast

The Hebrew Bible Has No Soul

  • Robert Alter
3/3/2009Listen to this podcast

Manifesto You

  • Charles Bernstein
  • Thomas Sayers Ellis
  • A. E. Stallings
2/19/2009Listen to this podcast

More Than Meets the I

  • Rae Armantrout
2/11/2009Listen to this podcast

When the Weary Blues Met Jazz

  • Langston Hughes

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