4 episodes

Welcome to Multi-Verse, a podcast that offers a listening space for poems usually confined to the page. With host Evangeline Riddiford Graham, poets read and discuss their poems, and unwind the multitude of meanings contained in every verse.

Multi-Verse Poetry Podcast Multi-Verse

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Welcome to Multi-Verse, a podcast that offers a listening space for poems usually confined to the page. With host Evangeline Riddiford Graham, poets read and discuss their poems, and unwind the multitude of meanings contained in every verse.

    Gregory Kan: Under Glass

    Gregory Kan: Under Glass

    In Episode 4 of Multi-Verse, poet Gregory Kan reads and discusses poetry from his book Under Glass with host Evangeline Riddiford Graham. This conversation explores world-building, how to approach the experience of trauma in text, what humans have that artificial intelligence doesn’t, and how much information is just enough.
    Gregory Kan’s Under Glass (2019) is available from Auckland University Press: aucklanduniversitypress.co.nz/under-glass/
    Listen to more poetry at www.multiversepoetry.org

    • 15 min
    Mikko Harvey: Let the World Have You

    Mikko Harvey: Let the World Have You

    In Episode 3 of Multi-Verse, poet Mikko Harvey reads and discusses his poem “Let the World Have You” with host Evangeline Riddiford Graham, in a conversation that explores the inner desires of objects and how to let go of reality in writing about nature.
    Find the full text for “Let the World Have You” in Mikko Harvey's new book by the same name (Let the World Have You, House of Anansi Press, 2022), available here: houseofanansi.com/products/let-the-world-have-you
    Listen to more poetry at www.multiversepoetry.org

    • 15 min
    2. Wendy Xu: A Sound Not Unlike a Bell

    2. Wendy Xu: A Sound Not Unlike a Bell

    In Episode 2 of Multi-Verse, poet Wendy Xu reads her poem “A Sound Not Unlike a Bell,” and chats with host Evangeline Riddiford Graham about the poem's themes of family, migration, and revision as a practice of love. It's a special opportunity to hear a poem of this length performed in a single sitting—sit back and feast your ears.
    Find “A Sound Not Unlike a Bell” in Wendy Xu's new book, The Past (Wesleyan University Press, 2021), available here: https://www.weslpress.org/9780819580467/the-past/
    Listen to more poetry at multiversepoetry.org

    • 23 min
    1. Erika Meitner: Thumbs-Up for the Mothership

    1. Erika Meitner: Thumbs-Up for the Mothership

    In Episode 1 of Multi-Verse, poet Erika Meitner reads and discusses her poem “Thumbs-Up for the Mothership” with host Evangeline Riddiford Graham, in a conversation touching on climate change, Miami, and Whitman vs Dickinson. Read the poem: https://www.vqronline.org/photography/2021/06/reimagining-magic-city

    • 10 min

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