Kelly Writers House impresario Al Filreis leads a lively roundtable discussion of a single poem with a series of rotating guests including Tracie Morris, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, erica kaufman, Charles Bernstein, Sawako Nakayasu, Simone White, and others.
Passion Shields Its Servants: A discussion of “Souvenir of the Manassah Ball” by Lorenzo Thomas
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Tonya Foster, Erica Hunt, and Bob Perelman.
Promise To Go On: A discussion of “The Similitude of This Great Flower” by Elizabeth Willis
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Simone White, Angela Carr, and Kate Colby.
Rousing Earth to Excel: A discussion of “Arriving” by Daphne Marlatt
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Fred Wah, Meredith Quartermain, and Daphne Marlatt.
Word for Word: A discussion of “The Poem That Took the Place of a Mountain” by Wallace Stevens.
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Tyrone Williams, Mónica de la Torre, Kate Colby, and Aldon Nielsen.
That’s Right: A discussion of Eileen Myles’s “Writing” and “Mount St. Helens”
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Stephen Metcalf, June Thomas, and Jess Shollenberger.
Ominous Pre-tingling: A discussion of “MJ Fan Letter” and “RSVP” by Terrance Hayes
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Simone White, Dixon Li, and Jo Park.
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Best poetry podcast out there
Love the thoughtful close readings and the diversity of guests and poets. Only request would be that you read more women/nb poets! The male to female/nb writers quotient is pretty uneven.