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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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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
06/03/2008  Listen  After Nature  Gary Snyder
05/19/2008  Listen  The Thought of No One Listening Anymore  Philip Schultz
05/12/2008  Listen  Who's Gonna Read This Stuff?  Chase Twichell
05/01/2008  Listen  Abusing Animals in the Name of Poetry  Kay Ryan

Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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