Displaying episodes 819 through 799
January 08, 2018 | 11:00 pm
Jeff Gordinier and Rosie Schapp discuss poetry over a few cocktails.
The New Woman of Her Day
December 11, 2017 | 11:00 pm
Millay's legacy, upon the centennial of her first book, Renascence and Other Poems (1917).
A Change of World, Episode 4 : A Place of Permission
November 13, 2017 | 11:00 pm
In the '70s, poetry workshops run by women, for women, sprang up in cities around the country. They mirrored what was happening in the women’s movement, and they became communities unto themselves.
From Sickness into Poetry
October 09, 2017 | 11:00 pm
Meaghan O'Rourke discusses how the experience of illness has informed her poetry.
Who Reads Poetry
September 25, 2017 | 11:00 pm
Poetry magazine publishes a selection of their ‘View from Here’ essays in a new book, Who Reads Poetry.
The Late Great John Ashbery
September 11, 2017 | 11:00 pm
Ashbery's poems can be a new way of seeing and experiencing things, a "daydream from which there's no obvious exit," an ode to neglected emotions or the insignificant, an inside joke you may or may not be in on, and a reordering of the world and ourselves.
“It's the Language, Stupid.”
August 14, 2017 | 11:00 pm
Matthew Zapruder discusses the role of language and meaning in poetry and his book of criticism, Why Poetry.
July 31, 2017 | 11:00 pm
Fatimah Asghar talks about telling the stories that need to be told, in poetry and on television.
A Change of World, Episode 3: Shattering the Blue Velvet Chair
July 18, 2017 | 11:00 pm
Our series dedicated to the women's movement continues with the changing cultural roles of the 1970s, when women poets refused to be marginalized or tokenized, and public poetry readings and writing workshops for women spread across the U.S.
50 Years of The Lice
July 04, 2017 | 11:00 pm
A deep look into W.S. Merwin's influential book, which speaks to our moment 50 years after its publication.
The Poetry and Music of Joy Harjo
June 05, 2017 | 11:00 pm
This year's Lilly Prize winner discusses the intersection of poetry and music, as well as the women's rights and Indigenous rights movements that much her poetry is borne out of.
The Poetry of Everyday Life
April 17, 2017 | 11:00 pm
How we use poetry to find meaning and to bring disparate aspects of life together.