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Kelly Writers House impresario Al Filreis leads a lively roundtable discussion of a single poem with a series of rotating guests including Linh Dinh, Randall Couch, Jessica Lowenthal, Charles Bernstein, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, erica kaufman, and others.
Schedule: Monthly

No Spell Broken: A Discussion of CAConrad's (Soma)tic Midge

Hosted by Al Filreis and Trace Peterson, Gabriel Ojeda-Sague, and Erica Kaufman.


10/20/2015  Listen  Dreams Not Spoiled by Roaches: A Discussion of Helen Adam’s “Cheerless Junkie’s Song"  Helen Adam
09/22/2015  Listen  An Abductee, in Theory: A discussion of Bob Perelman’s “Confession”  Bob Perelman
08/18/2015  Listen  The Body in Pain: A discussion of Gill Ott's "The Forgotten"  Gil Ott
07/14/2015  Listen  The Fuck-You Bow: A discussion of Gertrude Stein's "How She Bowed to Her Brother"  Gertrude Stein
06/18/2015  Listen  Requiem So Sweet We Forgot What It Lamented: A Discussion of Nathaniel Mackey's "Day after Day of the Dead"  Nathaniel Mackey
05/19/2015  Listen  Me No One Will Take: A Discussion of Kathy Acker's "The Diseased" and "The Slave Trader"  Kathy Acker
04/21/2015  Listen  Amplitude and Awe: A Discussion of Emily Dickinson's "Wild Nights - Wild Nights!" and "She rose to His Requirement"   Emily Dickinson
03/24/2015  Listen  The Signature Public: A Discussion of Tyrone Williams's, "Written By H'Self" & "Cant"  Tyrone Williams
02/24/2015  Listen  A Day Like Any Other: A Discussion of James Schuyler's "February"  James Schuyler
02/03/2015  Listen  The I as Hieroglyph: A Discussion of H.D.'s Helen in Egypt  H. D.
12/30/2014  Listen  There It Was: A Discussion of Wallace Stevens's "The Poem That Took the Place of a Mountain"  Wallace Stevens
10/28/2014  Listen  Remote Yet Present: A Discussion of Carl Rakosi's "In What Sense I Am I"  Carl Rakosi
10/07/2014  Listen  Deep Descent: A Discussion of Two Poems by Fanny Howe  Fanny Howe
09/09/2014  Listen  Fail Better and Revolt: A Discussion of Tom Leonard's "Three Texts for Tape: the Revolt of Islam"  Percy Bysshe Shelley
07/22/2014  Listen  Revolutionary Vibe: A Discussion of Joanne Kyger's “It's been a long time”  Joanne Kyger
07/01/2014  Listen  How Can They Write and Believe?: A Discussion of Muriel Rukeyser's "Ballad of Orange and Grape"  Muriel Rukeyser
05/29/2014  Listen  My Other Country: A Discussion of Lorine Niedecker's "Foreclosure" and "Wilderness"  Lorine Niedecker
05/13/2014  Listen  I'm Coming Up: Anne Waldman, "To the Censorious Ones" ("Open Address to Senator Jesse Helms")  Anne Waldman
04/08/2014  Listen  Strange Galvanics: A Discussion of Will Alexander's "Compound Hibernation"   Will Alexander
02/25/2014  Listen  Word Up: A Discussion of Walt Whitman's "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking"  Walt Whitman
01/07/2014  Listen  Is It Over Already?: A Discussion of Steve Benson's "Did the lights just go out?"  Steve Benson
11/19/2013  Listen  Gone Is the Word as Word: A Discussion of Bob Cobbing's "Portrait of Robin Crozier"  Bob Cobbing
10/08/2013  Listen  Constrained to Honor: A Discussion of Claude McKay's "If We Must Die"  Claude McKay
09/03/2013  Listen  On the Convergence of War & Wedding: A Discussion of Laura Mullen's "Bride of the New Dawn"  Laura Mullen
07/30/2013  Listen  Fierce Storehouses of Articulation: A Discussion of Rachel Blau DuPlessis's "Draft 85: Hard Copy"  Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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