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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.
Schedule: Weekly

The Poetry of Close Quarters

On Gwendolyn Brooks's “kitchenette building”

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