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Listen to Donald Hall's selection of classic American poets reading from their work. These recordings are being made available as the result of a collaboration between US and UK poet laureates Donald Hall and Andrew Motion.
Schedule: Every Two Weeks

Lorine Niedecker: Essential American Poets

Recordings of poet Lorine Niedecker with an introduction to her life and work. Recorded at home in 1970. Recording courtesy of PennSound.

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09/29/2010  Listen  Sharon Olds: Essential American Poets  Sharon Olds
 
09/15/2010  Listen  Carl Sandburg: Essential American Poets  Carl Sandburg
 
09/01/2010  Listen  Josephine Miles: Essential American Poets  Josephine Miles
 
08/18/2010  Listen  William Matthews: Essential American Poets  William Matthews
 
08/09/2010  Listen  George Oppen: Essential American Poets  George Oppen
 
07/21/2010  Listen  Carolyn Forché: Essential American Poets  Carolyn Forché
 
07/07/2010  Listen  Delmore Schwartz: Essential American Poets  Delmore Schwartz
 
06/24/2010  Listen  Jane Kenyon: Essential American Poets  Jane Kenyon
 
06/09/2010  Listen  Robert Duncan: Essential American Poets  Robert Duncan
 
05/26/2010  Listen  W.S. Merwin: Essential American Poets  W. S. Merwin
 
05/12/2010  Listen  Barbara Guest: Essential American Poets  Barbara Guest
 
04/28/2010  Listen  Thomas McGrath: Essential American Poets  Thomas McGrath
 
04/14/2010  Listen  E. E. Cummings: Essential American Poets  E. E. Cummings
 
03/31/2010  Listen  W.D. Snodgrass: Essential American Poets  W. D. Snodgrass
 
03/03/2010  Listen  Howard Nemerov: Essential American Poets  Howard Nemerov
 
02/17/2010  Listen  Anne Sexton: Essential American Poets  Anne Sexton
 
02/03/2010  Listen  Weldon Kees: Essential American Poets  Weldon Kees
 
01/21/2010  Listen  James Schuyler: Essential American Poets  James Schuyler
 
01/06/2010  Listen  William Stafford: Essential American Poets  William E. Stafford
 
12/30/2009  Listen  John Ashbery: Essential American Poets  John Ashbery
 
12/10/2009  Listen  Robert Hass: Essential American Poets  Robert Hass
 
12/01/2009  Listen  Kenneth Koch: Essential American Poets  Kenneth Koch
 
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