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On Morning Edition, Rachel Martin Interviews Kwame Alexander March 21, 2017: In his new children’s book, Out of Wonder, Kwame Alexander teams up with Chris Colderley, Marjory Wentworth, and Ekua Holmes to tell the stories of twenty compelling poets through mesmerizing [...] by

Poetry Workshops to Invigorate the Soul February 24, 2017: In a poetry workshop at the Culver City Senior Center, Janet Hoult is teaching resident writers about expression and compassion, by engaging her students with the writing process. Although [...] by

NPR’s Craig Morgan Teicher Heralds a New Year in Poetry February 9, 2017: At NPR, Craig Morgan Teicher leads readers to this year’s most anticipated poetry collections. Looking at new writing from Danez Smith, to Marie Howe’s Magdalene, Teicher believes [...] by

At 100, Henry Morgenthau III Turns to Poetry to Establish His Own Identity January 17, 2017: Morgenthau joins NPR’s Scott Simon to discuss the publication of his first poetry collection, Sunday in Purgatory, which arrives on bookshelves as Morgenthau turns 100. (He began to write [...] by

Capturing the Memory of a Fading Homeland Through Poetry January 16, 2017: NPR’s Alice Fordham travels to Cambridge to meet Nineb Lamassu, a researcher who is studying the traditional epic poetry of the Assyrian empire, which spread into what is now Northern Iraq. At [...] by

Jim Jarmusch Discusses Paterson at NPR December 30, 2016: Jim Jarmusch’s new movie, Paterson pays tribute to two of the director’s favorite subjects: poetry and cities. Jarmusch’s Paterson is based on the epic poem by William Carlos [...] by

Billy Collins Gives Advice, Live, to His Fans December 16, 2016: “For NPR fans, Billy Collins needs no introduction,” writes Camilla Domonoske for NPR. But for you Harriet readers, we should say that Billy Collins is an American poet–former U.S. [...] by

On ‘Making a Thing Out of Language’: Anne Carson Visits NPR October 25, 2016: Float is the title of Anne Carson’s newest poetry collection: so-called because it is a group of chapbooks that “float” inside a clear plastic box. On Weekend Edition Saturday Anne [...] by

NPR Pitches Solmaz Sharif’s Look October 10, 2016: Freshly shortlisted for the National Book Award, Solmaz Sharif’s Look offers at first glance a quick observation, and at longer investigation a deep set of considerations for those yearning to [...] by

NPR’s All Things Considered Looks at Three Books of Poetry That Mine Nonfiction July 25, 2016: At NPR’s All Things Considered, Ari Shapiro talks with their poetry reviewer Tess Taylor about three new collections, Admit One (Pitt Poetry) by Martha Collins, Look (Graywolf) by Solmaz Sharif [...] by