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The editors go inside the pages of Poetry, talking to poets and critics, debating the issues, and sharing their poem selections with listeners.
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February 2016: "The Obscure Lives of Poets"

The editors discuss new poems by CD Wright, Bernadette Mayer, Tyehimba Jess, and Phillis Levin.

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James Arthur
Fanny Howe
04/01/2011  Listen  Stitched to a Wish  John Ashbery
Arthur Rimbaud
Laura Kasischke
03/01/2011  Listen  Expert in Earth, Eager in Flesh  Carolyn Forché
Paul Hoover
02/01/2011  Listen  Poetry Cannot be Skimmed  Carolyn Forché
Thomas P. Lynch
Alicia Ostriker
01/01/2011  Listen  Why Can’t Lust be Love?  Jennifer Chang
Mark Strand
Jill Alexander Essbaum
12/01/2010  Listen  The Possibility of an Answer  Linda Gregerson
Tom Pickard
Vijay Seshadri
11/01/2010  Listen  May We Blossom Every Fifty Years  Karen An-hwei Lee
Brooklyn Copeland
Giacomo Leopardi
10/01/2010  Listen  Loneliness Rhymes and Slippery Slopes  Jane Mead
Bob Hicok
Rachel Wetzsteon
09/01/2010  Listen  Nothing Plus the Idea of Chocolate  David Shapiro
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
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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   

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