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Sandra Cisneros on the Writer’s Life: ‘It broke up many relationships. Was it worth it? Yes.’ November 2, 2015: Sandra Cisneros is on PBS NewsHour! Cisneros sat down with Jeffrey Brown at the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington to discuss her new book of essays, A House of My Own: Stories From My Life, [...] by

Kiki Petrosino Discusses Change and People at PBS Newshour September 22, 2015: For PBS Newshour’s on-going exploration about poetry, Corrine Segal considers Kiki Petrosino and her writing. Petrosino began thinking about poetry while listening to Casey Kasem’s [...] by

Trace Peterson to Teach First Transgender Poetry Course at Hunter College This Fall July 29, 2015: Trace Peterson is featured in the latest episode of NewsHour for bringing something new to poetry—a college course that doesn’t merely approach “transgender subject matter as theory, or [...] by

Ted Mathys Reads From His Newest Collection, Null Set May 20, 2015: At PBS News Hour, St. Louis-based poet Ted Mathys “contemplates fatherhood in a hotel room” (or at least, this featured poem does!). Mathys’s third book, Null Set (Coffee House [...] by

W.S. Merwin’s Johnny Appleseed Turn February 23, 2015: PBS NewsHour tracks down American poet W.S. Merwin in Hawaii, where he plants palm trees. He bought three acres of an old pineapple plantation in the ’70s, the spot where a forest of palm trees [...] by

PBS Spotlights Bill Berkson! January 14, 2015: PBS News Hour has a great feature up on Bill Berkson that includes a recording of the poet reading from his recent book, Expect Delays (Coffee House 2014). The headline is the coolest: “Be like [...] by

At PBS: Rankine on the Violent Deaths of Black Men December 8, 2014: Last week, on the heels of the Eric Garner grand jury decision, PBS News Hour posted a video of Claudia Rankine reading from Citizen on the violent deaths of black men. They’ve also included [...] by

NewsHour Spends Time with Andrew Hoyem at Arion Press, with Robert Hass, and with Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass July 30, 2014: Walt Whitman‘s Leaves of Grass is one of the most significant books of American poetry.. ever. Ever read it? Well, whether you have or haven’t, this feature posted by PBS NewsHour [...] by

Bay Area’s ‘Youth Speaks’ Teaches Poetry’s Power to At-Risk Teens February 25, 2014: Journalists from the Center for Investigative Reporting spent months investigating the living-conditions at several Richmond, California public housing sites. After months of research, the [...] by

On PBS NewsHour, Harvard Medical Students Talk Poetry January 8, 2014: Students of Dr. Rafael Campo spoke to NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown about poetry as an important supplement to their medical training. Click here to view their conversation, recorded live, on [...] by