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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

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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

    Patterns of Memory

    Natasha Trethewey on writing a memoir about her mother’s life and murder.

    • 1 hr
    Not My Face in the Mirror

    Not My Face in the Mirror

    Vievee Francis (part 2) on beauty in a racist world.

    • 26 min
    Salvation in the Dark

    Salvation in the Dark

    Vievee Francis on dark corners, an encounter with a bear, and the promise of the north.

    • 57 min
    A Sea of Rhythm

    A Sea of Rhythm

    Translator Emily Drumsta geeks out about the poetic patterns in the work of Iraqi modernist Nazik al Mala'ika.

    • 44 min
    Wild at the Root

    Wild at the Root

    Molly McCully Brown and Susannah Nevison on Gmail poems, pot roast, and the legacy of pain.

    • 56 min
    The Light is Going Out

    The Light is Going Out

    Famous Polish poet Adam Zagajewski remembered by friend and Translator Clare Cavanagh.

    • 45 min

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