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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

Teen Poets From Detroit Featured at PBS NewsHour October 24, 2013: Teen Poets from Detroit’s InsideOut Program took center stage on this week’s episode of PBS’s NewsHour. Their story is just one of many that U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey and [...] by

Can “counterpoetry” win the war in Afghanistan? March 28, 2011: PBS NewsHour correspondent Jeffrey Brown talks to Thomas Johnson, director of the Program for Culture and Conflicts Studies at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, about the role of poetry in [...] by

“Please do not ask me to talk about the quake:” More poetry reporting from Haiti January 27, 2011: A few weeks ago, PBS aired an interview with Kwame Dawes who has been reporting from Haiti in poetry since the earthquake last year. Arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown and Joanne Elgart Jennings follow [...] by