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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.
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DATE TITLE POETS
03/16/2009  Listen  Hatless in Heavy Economic Weather  John Surowiecki
 
03/10/2009  Listen  The Hebrew Bible Has No Soul   
03/03/2009  Listen  Manifesto You   
02/19/2009  Listen  More Than Meets the I  Rae Armantrout
 
02/11/2009  Listen  When the Weary Blues Met Jazz  Langston Hughes
 
01/29/2009  Listen  The Poet and the Saint  Czeslaw Milosz
 
01/19/2009  Listen  People Don't Read This Way Anymore  W. D. Snodgrass
 
01/12/2009  Listen  Remembering Denmark's Greatest Poet   
12/19/2008  Listen  Inaugural Poetics  Elizabeth Alexander
 
12/18/2008  Listen  Obamapoetics  Elizabeth Alexander
 
12/04/2008  Listen  Poetry Books for the Holidays  Paul Muldoon
Sarah Lindsay
George Oppen
 
11/19/2008  Listen  DIY Poetry Movements  Louis Zukofsky
 
11/06/2008  Listen  Poems for President Obama  Charles Bernstein
Patricia Smith
Forrest Gander
 
10/28/2008  Listen  What's So Funny About Sex and Death?  Albert Goldbarth
 
10/08/2008  Listen  The Child is Mother to the Poet  Mary Ann Hoberman
 
09/16/2008  Listen  The Mama and the Papa  Gwendolyn Brooks
Theodore Roethke
Donald Hall
 
09/11/2008  Listen  Poem Before the Event  Eileen Myles
Kay Ryan
 
09/02/2008  Listen  Battle of the Bards  Denise Levertov
Robert Duncan
 
08/18/2008  Listen  Bloody Sunday & the Fisherman's Ghost  Seamus Heaney
 
08/08/2008  Listen  Mao the Magnificent?   
07/21/2008  Listen  Seven Essential Dreams Revisited  Steve Almond
 
07/11/2008  Listen  Was Whitman Really Gay?  Walt Whitman
 
07/01/2008  Listen  Just a Bunch of Consciousnesses, and a Bunch of Stuff  A. R. Ammons
 
06/19/2008  Listen  Poetry Is Too Literary  Grace Paley
 
06/12/2008  Listen  Laugh In  Linh Dinh
 
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