Producer Helena de Groot explores the diverse world of contemporary poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously
Patterns of Memory
Natasha Trethewey on writing a memoir about her mother’s life and murder.
Not My Face in the Mirror
Vievee Francis (part 2) on beauty in a racist world.
Salvation in the Dark
Vievee Francis on dark corners, an encounter with a bear, and the promise of the north.
A Sea of Rhythm
Translator Emily Drumsta geeks out about the poetic patterns in the work of Iraqi modernist Nazik al Mala'ika.
Wild at the Root
Molly McCully Brown and Susannah Nevison on Gmail poems, pot roast, and the legacy of pain.
The Light is Going Out
Famous Polish poet Adam Zagajewski remembered by friend and Translator Clare Cavanagh.