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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.

How to Pick up a Poetry Habit

Emily Gould takes a crash course.

More Episodes from Poetry Off the Shelf

Date Title Poets
8/13/2014 Listen to this podcast

What does gender have to do with it?

  • kari edwards
  • Trace Peterson
  • TC Tolbert
7/29/2014 Listen to this podcast

When Gunslingers Go Postmodern

  • Cathy Park Hong
7/15/2014 Listen to this podcast

The Poetry of Close Quarters

  • Gwendolyn Brooks
6/24/2014 Listen to this podcast

Self Invention in Exile

  • Lucille Clifton
6/20/2014 Listen to this podcast

Eve's Revenge on God

6/3/2014 Listen to this podcast

Reading Robert Duncan

  • Robert Duncan
5/22/2014 Listen to this podcast

Poetry Defined

  • Edward Hirsch
5/6/2014 Listen to this podcast

2014 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize Winner: Nathaniel Mackey

  • Nathaniel Mackey
4/29/2014 Listen to this podcast

Life Will Never Be the Same

  • Rachel Zucker
4/15/2014 Listen to this podcast

Voices from the Past

  • Seamus Heaney
  • Dylan Thomas
3/28/2014 Listen to this podcast

Not Flesh or Stone

  • Yusef Komunyakaa
3/11/2014 Listen to this podcast

How Should I Begin?

  • Jessica Greenbaum
2/26/2014 Listen to this podcast

How It Is

  • Maxine W. Kumin
2/11/2014 Listen to this podcast

Valentines for the Romantically Challenged

  • Margaret Atwood
  • Pablo Neruda
2/6/2014 Listen to this podcast

Out with the Old

  • Dorothea Lasky
1/23/2014 Listen to this podcast

Commercial Poetry

  • Walt Whitman
1/10/2014 Listen to this podcast

Not Fade Away

  • Richard Eberhart
12/19/2013 Listen to this podcast

Poems to Fight Against the Dark

  • Jane Kenyon
  • Christina Rossetti
12/12/2013 Listen to this podcast

A Hip Hop Villanelle

  • Wanda Coleman
  • LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs
12/5/2013 Listen to this podcast

His Dark Places

  • Gerard Manley Hopkins

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