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Editors Christian Wiman and Don Share go inside the pages of Poetry, talking to poets and critics, debating the issues, and sharing their poem selections with listeners.

Editors Christian Wiman and Don Share go inside the pages of Poetry, talking to poets and critics, debating the issues, and sharing their poem selections with listeners.

Location:

United States

Description:

Editors Christian Wiman and Don Share go inside the pages of Poetry, talking to poets and critics, debating the issues, and sharing their poem selections with listeners.

Language:

English


Episodes

A Conversation with Jeffrey Yang on Mary Oppen

2/24/2020
The editors talk with Jeffrey Yang about the poet Mary Oppen and her autobiography, Meaning a Life. Jeffrey Yang’s essay “Mary Oppen, Meaning a Life” appears in the February 2020 issue of Poetry.

Dujie Tahat reads "salat to be read from right to left"

2/17/2020
The editors discuss Dujie Tahat’s poem “salat to be read from right to left” from the February 2020 issue of Poetry.

Maggie Smith reads “Threshold”

2/10/2020
The editors discuss Maggie Smith’s poem “Threshold” from the February 2020 issue of Poetry.

Jack Underwood reads "Poem Beginning with Lines by Elizabeth Barrett Browning"

2/3/2020
The editors discuss Jack Underwood’s poem “Poem Beginning with Lines by Elizabeth Barrett Browning” from the February 2020 issue of Poetry.

Declan Ryan discusses The Dolphin Letters, 1970–1979: Elizabeth Hardwick, Robert Lowell, and Their Circle

1/27/2020
The editors talk with Declan Ryan about his review in the January 2020 issue, “Letters Are Not Life,” on The Dolphin Letters, 1970–1979: Elizabeth Hardwick, Robert Lowell, and Their Circle.

Gerald Stern reads “Torn Coat”

1/20/2020
The editors discuss Gerald Stern’s poem “Torn Coat” from the January 2020 issue of Poetry.

Wo Chan reads “june 8, the smiley barista remembers my name”

1/13/2020
The editors discuss Wo Chan’s poem “june 8, the smiley barista remembers my name” from the January 2020 issue of Poetry.

Christian Wiman reads “All My Friends Are Finding New Beliefs”

1/6/2020
The editors discuss Christian Wiman’s poem “All My Friends Are Finding New Beliefs” from the January 2020 issue of Poetry.

Paige Lewis reads “You Can Take Off Your Sweater, I’ve Made Today Warm”

12/30/2019
In this archival episode, the editors discuss Paige Lewis’s poem “You Can Take Off Your Sweater, I’ve Made Today Warm” from the January 2018 issue of Poetry.

Julian Randall reads “The Zero Country”

12/23/2019
The editors discuss Julian Randall’s poem “The Zero Country” from the December 2019 issue of Poetry.

Duration:00:11:24

Jennifer Givhan reads “Headless Mama Returns (Xmas ’18 Redux)”

12/16/2019
The editors discuss Jennifer Givhan’s poem “Headless Mama Returns (Xmas ’18 Redux)” from the December 2019 issue of Poetry.

Duration:00:13:17

Claire Schwartz reads “Preferential Treatment”

12/9/2019
The editors discuss Claire Schwartz’s poem “Preferential Treatment” from the December 2019 issue of Poetry.

Duration:00:12:23

Franny Choi reads “Hangul Abecedarian”

12/2/2019
The editors discuss Franny Choi’s poem “Hangul Abecedarian” from the December 2019 issue of Poetry.

Duration:00:12:32

Marcus Wicker reads “Reparations Redefinition: Bond”

11/25/2019
The editors discuss Marcus Wicker’s poem “Reparations Redefinition: Bond” from the November 2019 issue of Poetry.

Duration:00:13:30

Sarah María Medina reads “América”

11/18/2019
The editors discuss Sarah María Medina’s poem “América” from the November 2019 issue of Poetry.

Duration:00:17:03

Jeanne Larsen reads “Reading: An Elegy”

11/11/2019
The editors discuss Jeanne Larsen’s poem “Reading: An Elegy” from the November 2019 issue of Poetry.

Duration:00:11:30

Dorothy Chan reads “Triple Sonnet for Black Hair”

11/4/2019
The editors discuss Dorothy Chan’s poem “Triple Sonnet for Black Hair” from the November 2019 issue of Poetry.

Duration:00:11:39

Hai-Dang Phan reads “My Father’s ‘Norton Introduction to Literature,’ Third Edition (1981)”

10/28/2019
In this archival episode, the editors discuss Hai-Dang Phan’s poem “My Father’s ‘Norton Introduction to Literature,’ Third Edition (1981)” from the November 2015 issue of Poetry.

Duration:00:11:04

Joyce Carol Oates reads “Little Albert, 1920”

10/21/2019
The editors discuss Joyce Carol Oates’s poem “Little Albert, 1920” from the October 2019 issue of Poetry.

Duration:00:13:59

Sy Hoahwah reads “Pineola”

10/14/2019
The editors discuss Sy Hoahwah’s poem “Pineola” from the October 2019 issue of Poetry.

Duration:00:12:43