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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.

The Poets We Lost in 2016

Listening to some of the poets who died this year

More Episodes from Poetry Off the Shelf

Date Title Poets
2/21/2017 Listen to this podcast

Walt Whitman's Divided America

  • Walt Whitman
2/8/2017 Listen to this podcast

Is your sweetheart edible?

  • Carolyn Kizer
1/24/2017 Listen to this podcast

Poetry Stars in a Movie

  • Ron Padgett
1/10/2017 Listen to this podcast

A Change of World, Episode 1: The Wilderness

  • Louise Bogan
  • Anne Bradstreet
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson
  • Camille T. Dungy
  • Amy Lowell
  • Honor Moore
  • Alicia Ostriker
  • Gertrude Stein
  • Phillis Wheatley
12/7/2016 Listen to this podcast

More Poetry in the Aftermath

  • Robin Coste Lewis
  • Marcus Wicker
11/15/2016 Listen to this podcast

Poetry in the Aftermath

  • Kazim Ali
  • Carolyn Forché
  • Fanny Howe
  • Ilya Kaminsky
11/1/2016 Listen to this podcast

Addiction Poetry

10/18/2016 Listen to this podcast

Death and Donald Revell

  • Donald Revell
  • Craig Morgan Teicher
10/4/2016 Listen to this podcast

A Misunderstood Chestnut

  • Robert Frost
9/20/2016 Listen to this podcast

11 Years of Poetry Out Loud

  • Cornelius Eady
  • Stanley Kunitz
9/6/2016 Listen to this podcast

Poetry as Play

  • Matthew Burgess
  • Robert Duncan
  • Kenneth Koch
8/22/2016 Listen to this podcast

Mothers of Boys

  • Toi Derricotte
  • Robin Coste Lewis
8/9/2016 Listen to this podcast

A First Book 50 Years Later

  • Seamus Heaney
  • Tess Taylor
8/4/2016 Listen to this podcast

Middle Passage

  • Robert Hayden
  • Lavelle Porter
7/26/2016 Listen to this podcast

Extreme Exposure

  • Robert Fernandez
  • Idra Novey
  • Robyn Schiff
7/12/2016 Listen to this podcast

The Achievement of Geoffrey Hill

  • Geoffrey Hill
  • David Yezzi
6/28/2016 Listen to this podcast

Everyone Always Gets Lost

  • Thom Gunn
  • Randall Mann
6/15/2016 Listen to this podcast

Fathers Never Die

  • Nick Flynn
6/1/2016 Listen to this podcast

The Inner Life in the Age of Social Media

  • Jennifer Moxley
5/17/2016 Listen to this podcast

The Uses of Anger

  • Audre Lorde
  • Lavelle Porter

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