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Jacob Saenz
Maria Hummel
07/01/2010  Listen  Meat Wants Sweet  Robert Pinsky
Robert P. Baird
Wilmer Mills
06/01/2010  Listen  Iamb What Iamb  Ron Silliman
Averill Curdy
Paul Hoover
05/01/2010  Listen  The Farmer’s in the Dell  Eleanor Ross Taylor
Linda Kunhardt
Andrew Hudgins
04/01/2010  Listen  Don’t Hold Out for Love  Randall Mann
Cathy Park Hong
H. L. Hix
03/01/2010  Listen  No Me, No You, No Opinions  Dorothea Grossman
Gisela Kraft
Carlo Betocchi
02/01/2010  Listen  Why Live Without Writing?  Durs Grünbein
Michael Hofmann
Robert Hass
01/01/2010  Listen  Are Poets Lazy Bastards?  Carmine Starnino
Mary De Rachewiltz
Andrea Cohen
12/01/2009  Listen  Poems Can Stop Bulldozers  Valzhyna Mort
Jill Alexander Essbaum
John Kinsella
11/01/2009  Listen  Poetry Takes a Walk  James Schuyler
Gottfried Benn
Peter Cole
10/01/2009  Listen  We Live in a Time Full of Love  A. V. Christie
Kevin Young
W. S. Di Piero
09/01/2009  Listen  We Don't Have Cold Feet  Katia Kapovich
Lucia Perillo
Don Paterson
07/10/2009  Listen  "There's No Creativity, There's Just Decisions"  Kenneth Goldsmith
06/01/2009  Listen  The Dark Has No Teeth  Thom Gunn
Michael Hofmann
Averill Curdy
05/01/2009  Listen  Rhapsodies and Rude Epics  Inger Christensen
Hanoch Levin
Ilya Kaminsky
04/01/2009  Listen  Bringing a Different Music Into English   
02/27/2009  Listen  You're Always Moving Toward Silence  John Ashbery
Seth Abramson
Katy Didden
01/30/2009  Listen  I Love Originality So Much I Keep Copying It   
12/30/2008  Listen  Of All the Poems in the World, Why Would You Pick This One?  Allen Edwin Butt
Kim Addonizio
12/01/2008  Listen  Her Victorian Roots are Showing  Joan Houlihan
Roddy Lumsden
Fred D'Aguiar
10/31/2008  Listen  The Savage Detective Turns to Poetry  Mary Szybist
Jorge Sánchez
10/06/2008  Listen  "Accident Plays a Part in Art"  Laura Kasischke
Sarah Lindsay
Derek Sheffield
09/08/2008  Listen  Requiem, Vindication, and a Gas Station Restroom  Clive James
Elizabeth Arnold
Alan R. Shapiro
08/13/2008  Listen  Killing Him  Yehuda Amichai
07/03/2008  Listen  Feeling Like a Worm in Tequila?  Wendy Videlock
David Biespiel
Dean Young

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