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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.

Drinking in Poetry

Jeff Gordinier and Rosie Schaap share their favorite boozy poems in time for the New Year's holiday.

More Episodes from Poetry Off the Shelf

Date Title Poets
2/9/2011 Listen to this podcast

Fire in the Bed-Sit

  • Lisa Catherine Harper
  • John Hennessy
1/28/2011 Listen to this podcast

Coming Back to the Future

  • Norma Cole
1/20/2011 Listen to this podcast

Going Long

  • Matthew Rohrer
1/12/2011 Listen to this podcast

Nobody Else is Listening

  • Kathleen Rooney
12/25/2010 Listen to this podcast

Christmas Memories

  • Wyatt Prunty
  • Ed Skoog
12/17/2010 Listen to this podcast

Not Coming in from the Cold

  • Herman Melville
  • Vijay Seshadri
  • Wallace Stevens
  • Mark Strand
12/1/2010 Listen to this podcast

Re-branding Robert Lowell

  • Robert Lowell
11/23/2010 Listen to this podcast

Pass the Mashed Potatoes

  • W. S. Merwin
  • Dara Wier
11/19/2010 Listen to this podcast

Major Poets, Minor Work

  • John Ashbery
  • Ed Park
  • James Schuyler
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
8/5/2010 Listen to this podcast

A Much-Mended Thing

  • Amy Clampitt
  • Tess Taylor
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

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