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Poetry Off the Shelf

Producer Curtis Fox explores the diverse world of contemporary American poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.

A Much-Mended Thing

Poet Amy Clampitt brings a birder’s attention to the natural world—Tess Taylor explains.

More Episodes from Poetry Off the Shelf

Date Title Poets
11/9/2010 Listen to this podcast

The Windhover

  • Gerard Manley Hopkins
10/28/2010 Listen to this podcast

Delight after Delight

  • Kenneth Koch
  • Dean Young
10/20/2010 Listen to this podcast

“Marvelous and Tough” Ted Berrigan

  • Ted Berrigan
10/6/2010 Listen to this podcast

Eileen Myles for President

  • Emily Gould
  • Eileen Myles
9/22/2010 Listen to this podcast

Facing a Sheer Sky

  • Louise Bogan
  • Mary Kinzie
9/9/2010 Listen to this podcast

Confessional Poetry Off the Shelf

  • CAConrad
  • Anne Sexton
9/1/2010 Listen to this podcast

Poetry Became a Weapon

8/13/2010 Listen to this podcast

Cruel, Cruel Summer

  • Weldon Kees
  • Jane Kenyon
  • Howard Nemerov
7/27/2010 Listen to this podcast

“Warden of Where the River Went”

  • W. S. Merwin
7/9/2010 Listen to this podcast

Lots in Translation

  • Nick Flynn
  • Edward Hirsch
6/24/2010 Listen to this podcast

Poetry: The iPhone App

  • Emily Dickinson
  • Don Paterson
6/14/2010 Listen to this podcast

Poems of Pollution and Protest

  • W. S. Merwin
5/27/2010 Listen to this podcast

Being’s Stony Smirk

  • Allen Edwin Butt
5/18/2010 Listen to this podcast

How to Raise a Poetry Imp

  • Elliott Vanskike
5/3/2010 Listen to this podcast

The Fun of Speaking English

  • Dorothea Grossman
  • Emily Warn
4/16/2010 Listen to this podcast

Complete Original: Eleanor Ross Taylor

  • Eleanor Ross Taylor
  • Jean Valentine
4/5/2010 Listen to this podcast

Actors vs. Poets

  • Edward Hirsch
3/18/2010 Listen to this podcast

Confessions of a Poetry Addict

  • Kim Addonizio
  • A. R. Ammons
3/9/2010 Listen to this podcast

Let Your Mirrored Convexities Multiply

  • Agha Shahid Ali
  • Kazim Ali
2/18/2010 Listen to this podcast

The Fruit Was Red, the Juice Was Sweet

  • Michael Field

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