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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

The Laurel Crown: A Discussion of Allen Grossman's "My Radiant Eye"

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Peter Cole, Kathryn Hellerstein, and Ariel Resnikoff.


09/07/2011  Listen  Poem Going Down the Drain: A Discussion of Eileen Myles’s "Snakes"   Eileen Myles
08/12/2011  Listen  On the Other Side of the Tracks: A Discussion of Fred Wah's "Race, to go."  Fred Wah
06/13/2011  Listen  Wieners by Night: A Discussion of John Wieners’s "The Acts of Youth"  John Wieners
04/19/2011  Listen  A Hole Torn in the World: A Discussion of Nathaniel Tarn's "Unravelling / Shock"   Nathaniel Tarn
03/01/2011  Listen  Ezra in Venice: A Discussion of "Canto III" of The Cantos by Ezra Pound  Ezra Pound
Richard Sieburth
01/31/2011  Listen  Loss in Reverse: A Discussion of Susan Schultz’s Dementia Blog  Susan M. Schultz
12/29/2010  Listen  After the Night Years: On "The Sun Came" by Etheridge Knight and "Truth" by Gwendolyn Brooks  Etheridge Knight
Gwendolyn Brooks
12/08/2010  Listen  If Nothing Ever Ended: A Discussion of Norman Fischer’s poem “I’d Like to See It.”  Norman Fischer
11/02/2010  Listen  Finding the Words: Jena Osman's "Dropping Leaflets"  Jena Osman
10/08/2010  Listen  Writing through Imagism: A Discussion of H.D.'s "Sea Poppies" and Jennifer Scappettone's "Vase Poppies.”  H. D.
Jennifer Scappettone
08/24/2010  Listen  Trained Listener : A Discussion of Bruce Andrews's "Center"   Bruce Andrews
07/26/2010  Listen  Back to Geography: A Discussion of Charles Olson's "Maximus, to Gloucester, Letter 27"   Charles Olson
06/21/2010  Listen  Is Flarf Corrosive?: A Discussion of Sharon Mesmer's "I Accidentally Ate Some Chicken and Now I'm in Love with Harry Whittington."   Sharon Mesmer
Nada Gordon
05/24/2010  Listen  Power and Art: A Discussion on Susan Howe's version of Emily Dickinson's "My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun"  Emily Dickinson
04/22/2010  Listen  Outside the Box: A Discussion of Robert Grenier's "Sentences"  Robert Grenier
03/29/2010  Listen  The Poem Is Remembering Me: A Discussion of William Carlos Williams's "The Red Wheelbarrow" and "Flowers by the Sea"  William Carlos Williams
03/03/2010  Listen  A Few Good Words: A Discussion of Kit Robinson's "Return on Word."   Kit Robinson
02/03/2010  Listen  Mad Cartographer: A Discussion of Jack Spicer’s "Psychoanalysis: An Elegy."   Jack Spicer
01/14/2010  Listen  The Made Place: A Discussion of Robert Duncan's "Often I Am Permitted to Return to a Meadow."   Robert Duncan
11/30/2009  Listen  Noncanonical Congo: A Discussion of Vachel Lindsay's "The Congo."  Vachel Lindsay
11/09/2009  Listen  Democracy at 10th & A: A Discussion of Alice Notley’s poem "I the People"   Alice Notley
10/20/2009  Listen  Air for Roses: A Discussion on Barbara Guest's poem “Roses”  Barbara Guest
10/07/2009  Listen  Living with Terror: A Discussion of Cid Corman’s “enuresis"  Cid Corman
09/17/2009  Listen  Just Begun to Learn: A Discussion of Section 12 of Louis Zukofsky’s “Anew”  Louis Zukofsky
08/21/2009  Listen  Totally Indivisible: A Discussion of Charles Bernstein's "In a Restless World Like This Is"  Charles Bernstein

Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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