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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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11/11/2009  Listen  Mark Strand: Essential American Poets  Mark Strand
 
10/28/2009  Listen  James Tate: Essential American Poets  James Tate
 
10/14/2009  Listen  Gerald Stern: Essential American Poets  Gerald Stern
 
10/08/2009  Listen  Louise Bogan: Essential American Poets  Louise Bogan
 
09/16/2009  Listen  Yvor Winters: Essential American Poets  Yvor Winters
 
09/02/2009  Listen  Li-Young Lee: Essential American Poets  Li-Young Lee
 
08/20/2009  Listen  Amy Clampitt: Essential American Poets  Amy Clampitt
 
08/05/2009  Listen  Philip Levine: Essential American Poets  Philip Levine
 
07/22/2009  Listen  J. V. Cunningham: Essential American Poets  J. V. Cunningham
 
07/10/2009  Listen  Linda Gregg: Essential American Poets  Linda Gregg
 
06/24/2009  Listen  William Carlos Williams: Essential American Poets  William Carlos Williams
 
06/12/2009  Listen  David Wagoner: Essential American Poets  David Wagoner
 
05/28/2009  Listen  Elizabeth Bishop: Essential American Poets  Elizabeth Bishop
 
05/13/2009  Listen  Charles Wright: Essential American Poets  Charles Wright
 
04/30/2009  Listen  August Kleinzahler: Essential American Poets  August Kleinzahler
 
04/16/2009  Listen  Yusef Komunyakaa: Essential American Poets  Yusef Komunyakaa
 
04/02/2009  Listen  Marilyn Hacker: Essential American Poets  Marilyn Hacker
 
03/19/2009  Listen  Maxine Kumin: Essential American Poets  Maxine W. Kumin
 
03/04/2009  Listen  C.K. Williams: Essential American Poets  C. K. Williams
 
02/19/2009  Listen  Ted Kooser: Essential American Poets  Ted Kooser
 
02/04/2009  Listen  Heather McHugh: Essential American Poets  Heather McHugh
 
01/26/2009  Listen  Galway Kinnell: Essential American Poets  Galway Kinnell
 
01/06/2009  Listen  Theodore Roethke: Essential American Poets  Theodore Roethke
 
12/19/2008  Listen  Jean Valentine: Essential American Poets  Jean Valentine
 
12/03/2008  Listen  Rodney Jones: Essential American Poets  Rodney Jones
 
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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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