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Kelly Writers House impresario Al Filreis leads a lively roundtable discussion of a single poem with a series of rotating guests including Linh Dinh, Randall Couch, Jessica Lowenthal, Charles Bernstein, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, erica kaufman, and others.
Schedule: Monthly

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Julia Bloch, Tom Pickard, and Amy King.


10/08/2010 Listen Writing through Imagism: A Discussion of H.D.'s "Sea Poppies" and Jennifer Scappettone's "Vase Poppies.” H. D.
Jennifer Scappettone
08/24/2010 Listen Trained Listener : A Discussion of Bruce Andrews's "Center" Bruce Andrews
07/26/2010 Listen Back to Geography: A Discussion of Charles Olson's "Maximus, to Gloucester, Letter 27" Charles Olson
06/21/2010 Listen Is Flarf Corrosive?: A Discussion of Sharon Mesmer's "I Accidentally Ate Some Chicken and Now I'm in Love with Harry Whittington." Sharon Mesmer
Nada Gordon
05/24/2010 Listen Power and Art: A Discussion on Susan Howe's version of Emily Dickinson's "My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun" Emily Dickinson
04/22/2010 Listen Outside the Box: A Discussion of Robert Grenier's "Sentences" Robert Grenier
03/29/2010 Listen The Poem Is Remembering Me: A Discussion of William Carlos Williams's "The Red Wheelbarrow" and "Flowers by the Sea" William Carlos Williams
03/03/2010 Listen A Few Good Words: A Discussion of Kit Robinson's "Return on Word." Kit Robinson
02/03/2010 Listen Mad Cartographer: A Discussion of Jack Spicer’s "Psychoanalysis: An Elegy." Jack Spicer
01/14/2010 Listen The Made Place: A Discussion of Robert Duncan's "Often I Am Permitted to Return to a Meadow." Robert Duncan
11/30/2009 Listen Noncanonical Congo: A Discussion of Vachel Lindsay's "The Congo." Vachel Lindsay
11/09/2009 Listen Democracy at 10th & A: A Discussion of Alice Notley’s poem "I the People" Alice Notley
10/20/2009 Listen Air for Roses: A Discussion on Barbara Guest's poem “Roses” Barbara Guest
10/07/2009 Listen Living with Terror: A Discussion of Cid Corman’s “enuresis" Cid Corman
09/17/2009 Listen Just Begun to Learn: A Discussion of Section 12 of Louis Zukofsky’s “Anew” Louis Zukofsky
08/21/2009 Listen Totally Indivisible: A Discussion of Charles Bernstein's "In a Restless World Like This Is" Charles Bernstein
07/30/2009 Listen Choice and Style: A Discussion of Amiri Baraka's "Kenyatta Listening to Mozart" Amiri Baraka
07/07/2009 Listen Learn the Language: A Discussion of Bob Perelman’s “The Unruly Child” Bob Perelman
06/09/2009 Listen The Sort of Person You Imagine: A Discussion of Lydia Davis’s “A Position at the University” Lydia Davis
05/12/2009 Listen Psycho-Acoustics: A Discussion of Rodrigo Toscano’s “Poetics” Rodrigo Toscano
04/07/2009 Listen because I am always talking: A Discussion of Robert Creeley's "I Know a Man" Robert Creeley
03/10/2009 Listen Surpassing Things We've Known Before: A Discussion of Lyn Hejinian's “constant change figures” Lyn Hejinian
02/03/2009 Listen It’s Like a New Reality, Man: A Discussion of Wallace Stevens’s “Not Ideas about the Thing, But the Thing Itself” Wallace Stevens
01/12/2009 Listen Can't Stop the Cars: A Discussion of Kathleen Fraser's ‘The Cars’ Kathleen Fraser
11/11/2008 Listen Troubled Sleep: A Discussion of Ezra Pound's "Cantico del Sole" Ezra Pound

Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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