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A weekly poetry podcast that features interviews with poets, reviews of poetry books, examinations of individual poems, and investigations of themes in poetry. Sit back, relax, and let poetry speak to you.

A weekly poetry podcast that features interviews with poets, reviews of poetry books, examinations of individual poems, and investigations of themes in poetry. Sit back, relax, and let poetry speak to you.

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United States

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A weekly poetry podcast that features interviews with poets, reviews of poetry books, examinations of individual poems, and investigations of themes in poetry. Sit back, relax, and let poetry speak to you.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode #127 Rusty Russell

5/22/2020
Rusty Russell of Madison, Wisconsin discusses his new collection "Witness", gives his thoughts on poets as witnesses, and shares his poetry including a poem written the day after 9/11. SUBMIT TO THE OPEN MIC OF THE AIR!: Send a recording - 5 mins or shorter - of yourself reading one of your poems, including your name and location, to openmicoftheair@gmail.com. For full submission guidelines, check out: www.poetryspokenhere.com/open-mic-of-the-air Visit our website: www.poetryspokenhere.com...

Duration:00:28:39

Episode #126 Nicole Santalucia

5/15/2020
Nicole Santalucia shares poems from her new collection, The Book of Dirt, and talks about life in conservative-small-town Pennsylvania where she lives with her wife and teaches. SUBMIT TO THE OPEN MIC OF THE AIR!: Send a recording - 5 mins or shorter - of yourself reading one of your poems, including your name and location, to openmicoftheair@gmail.com. For full submission guidelines, check out: www.poetryspokenhere.com/open-mic-of-the-air Visit our website: www.poetryspokenhere.com Like us...

Duration:00:25:40

SPECIAL REBROADCAST: Pulitzer Prize Winner Jericho Brown Reading at the Unamuno Author Festival

5/8/2020
A first ever Poetry Spoken Here rebroadcast! Episode 100 of Poetry Spoken Here featured Jericho Brown reading at the Unamuno Author Festival. In honor of Jericho Brown being awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for his book The Tradition, we wanted to re-share this reading. The Unamuno Author Festival took place in the spring of 2019 in Madrid, Spain. Jericho Brown was recently awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in poetry. He has also won a Guggenheim fellowship, invented a poetic form, and...

Duration:00:20:14

Episode #125 Open Mic of the Air #4

5/1/2020
The Open Mic of the Air is a new project from Poetry Spoken Here. Since in-person events are temporarily suspended due to coronavirus, this is a way for poets from around the world to connect and have a creative outlet while staying safe at home. This is the fourth episode of the Open Mic of the Air featuring poets from across the United States - Oregon, Colorado, Illinois, and more - as well as work from Mexico. Give a listen and submit your work for the next episode! Send a recording - 5...

Duration:00:29:00

Episode #124 Georgia Popoff

4/24/2020
Poet/editor/educator Georgia Popoff from Syracuse, NY, reads from her new book Psychometry, from Tiger Park Press. She also discuses the deep research she did while writing, including into Mary Mallon, aka Typhoid Mary. SUBMIT TO THE OPEN MIC OF THE AIR!: www.poetryspokenhere.com/open-mic-of-the-air Visit our website: www.poetryspokenhere.com Like us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/poseyspokenhere (@poseyspokenhere) Send us an e-mail:...

Duration:00:29:24

Episode #123 Open Mic of the Air #3

4/10/2020
NOTE: There was a glitch in the first upload of this episode that caused issues with playback. We have re-uploaded the audio and it should be error free now. The Open Mic of the Air is a new project from Poetry Spoken Here. Since in-person events are temporarily suspended due to coronavirus, this is a way for poets from around the world to connect and have a creative outlet while staying safe at home. This is the third episode of the Open Mic of the Air featuring poets from across the United...

Duration:00:36:46

Episode #122 Open Mic of the Air #2

4/3/2020
The Open Mic of the Air is a new project from Poetry Spoken Here. Since in-person events are temporarily suspended due to coronavirus, this is a way for poets from around the world to connect and have a creative outlet while staying safe at home. This is the second episode of the Open Mic of the Air features poets from across the United States - Texas, Vermont, West Virginia and more. Give a listen and submit your work for the next episode! Send a recording - 5 mins or shorter - of yourself...

Duration:00:33:58

Episode #121 Open Mic of the Air #1

3/27/2020
The Open Mic of the Air is a new project from Poetry Spoken Here. Since in-person events are temporarily suspended due to coronavirus, this is a way for poets from around the world to connect and have a creative outlet while staying safe at home. This first Open Mic of the Air features poets from Brazil, Mexico, India, both coasts of the United States, and the heartland. Give a listen and submit your work for the next episode! Send a recording - 5 mins or shorter - of yourself reading one of...

Duration:00:37:32

Episode #120 ANNOUNCING the Open Mic of the Air and an Appreciation of Margaret Atwood's Poetry

3/21/2020
Host Charlie Rossiter offers an appreciation of Margaret Atwood's poetry. Also... ANNOUNCING the Open Mic of the Air. We are putting out a call for submissions for a new audio poetry project! If you are searching for poetic community and an outlet for your pent up creative energy, this is an opportunity to share your poetry and be inspired by the poetry of others while you’re at home avoiding the coronavirus. Send a recording - 5 mins or shorter - of yourself reading one of your poems,...

Duration:00:13:04

Episode #119 Rage Hezekiah and The Bright Lights Book Project

3/5/2020
Rage Hezekiah shares her poems, discusses her time as a doula, and her relationship to the ocean and nature. In the second part of the show, host Charlie Rossiter talks with Alys Culhane founder of The Bright Lights Book Project of Palmer, Alaska, which finds new homes for discarded books. Visit our website: www.poetryspokenhere.com Like us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/poseyspokenhere (@poseyspokenhere) Send us an e-mail:...

Duration:00:31:37

Episode #118 Jesus Papoleto Melendez

2/21/2020
Jesus Papoleto Melendez, one of the founders of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, reads his poems, discusses his latest book "Borracho," and tells tales from the early days of the Nuyorican movement. Amneris Morales, his translator, reads one of his poems in Spanish. Visit our website: www.poetryspokenhere.com Like us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/poseyspokenhere (@poseyspokenhere) Send us an e-mail: poetryspokenhere@gmail.com

Duration:00:36:30

Episode #117 Camille Guthrie

2/7/2020
Camille Guthrie, professor at Bennington College, talks about her varied influences, how she teaches poetry and shares her sometimes funny, always inventive, award-winning poetry Visit our website: www.poetryspokenhere.com Like us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/poseyspokenhere (@poseyspokenhere) Send us an e-mail: poetryspokenhere@gmail.com

Duration:00:29:56

Episode #116 Appreciating the Poetry of Mary Oliver

1/31/2020
Host Charlie Rossiter offers an appreciation of the poetry of Mary Oliver. Find out more about Mary Oliver, here: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/mary-oliver Visit our website: www.poetryspokenhere.com Like us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/poseyspokenhere (@poseyspokenhere) Send us an e-mail: poetryspokenhere@gmail.com

Duration:00:13:18

Episode #115 Dean Rader, Co-Editor of Native Voices Anthology

1/18/2020
Dean Rader, co-editor of the new anthology "Native Voices: Indigenous American Poetry, Craft and Conversations" talks about the intergenerational influences of the included poets and reads some of their work. Find the anthology, here: https://www.tupelopress.org/product/native-voices-indigenous-american-poetry-craft-and-conversations/ Visit our website: www.poetryspokenhere.com Like us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/poseyspokenhere...

Duration:00:28:33

2019: The Poetry Spoken Here Retrospective

1/10/2020
In 2019 Poetry Spoken Here celebrated our 100th episode, became the audio home of the Unamuno Author Festival (which included traveling to Spain to record poetry), and had tens of thousands of downloads from over 50 countries. Jericho Brown (PSH 100)https://soundcloud.com/poetry-spoken-here/episode-100-jericho-brown-reading-at-the-unamuno-author-festival Maren (Lovey) Wright Kerr (PSH 085)...

Duration:00:28:05

Episode #114 Cathryn Cofell

12/27/2019
Wisconsin poet Cathryn Cofell reads her poetry, including selections from her book "Stick Figure with Skirt" which won the 2019 Main Street Rag Poetry Book Award. She also talks about her involvement with Poetry Unlocked, a monthly reading series. Find out more about Cathryn, here: https://www.cathryncofell.com/ Visit our website: www.poetryspokenhere.com Like us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/poseyspokenhere (@poseyspokenhere) Send us an e-mail:...

Duration:00:28:18

Episode #113 David Baker Reading at the Unamuno Author Festival

12/23/2019
A little late because of the solstice, but here's David Baker reading at the Unamuno Author Festival. The festival took place earlier this year in Madrid, Spain. This reading was recorded at the book store Desperate Literature in Madrid Spain. Baker has published numerous poetry collections, most recently "Swift: New and Selected Poems" which was released earlier this year. He also and serves as the poetry editor for the Kenyon Review. He has received fellowships and awards from the Pushcart...

Duration:00:14:27

Episode #112 Jenny Johnson Reading at the Unamuno Author Festival

12/14/2019
Jenny Johnson reading at the Unamuno Author Festival. The festival took place earlier this year in Madrid, Spain. This reading was recorded at the book store Desperate Literature in Madrid Spain. Jenny Johnson's 2017 book "In Full Velvet" was published by Sarabande Books. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, New England Review, and Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics among many others. She won a Whiting Award as well as awards and scholarships from the...

Duration:00:18:30

Episode #111 Linda Pastan

12/6/2019
Linda Pastan, former poet laureate of Maryland and two time nominee for the National Book Award, talks about poetic imagination as a political force, discusses themes prominent in her poetry, and reads a few dog poems from her latest book. You can find Pastan's book "A Dog Runs Through It" here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0393651304/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0 Visit our website: www.poetryspokenhere.com Like us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere Follow us on twitter:...

Duration:00:27:51

Episode #110 Nico Amador Reading at the Unamuno Author Festival

11/23/2019
Nico Amador reading at the Unamuno Author Festival. The festival took place earlier this year in Madrid, Spain. This reading was recorded at El Aleatorio in Madrid Spain. Last week’s episode featured Vermont’s new poet laureate, Mary Reufle. Today, we have a reading from another Vermont poet, Nico Amador. His poems have appeared in Bettering American Poetry Vol. 3, The Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day series, and many other publications. His 2017 chapbook Flower Wars from Newfound Press...

Duration:00:17:30