NER Out Loud animates stories and poetry with vocal performances, celebrating the artistic exchange between text and voice. NER Out Loud is the official podcast of the New England Review
Episode 13: Jessie van Eerden & John Freeman
Hosted by Courtney Wright, this episode features an essay by Jessie van Eerden, "A Story of Mary and Martha Taking in a Foster Girl," and an interview with the author, followed by a poem by John Freeman, "Columbine and Rue."
"A Story of Mary and Martha..." was originally published in NER 40.3 and is read by Francis Price.
"Columbine and Rue" was published in NER 41.1 and is read by Nimaya Lemal.
Episode 12: 4 UK poets
Hosted by Simone Edgar Holmes, this episode presents four poems from NER's special feature on contemporary poets from the UK, edited by Marilyn Hacker.
Shazea Quraishi reads "Elegy"; Seni Seneviratne reads "A Girl in the Woods"; Naomi Foyle reads "Made from Fibres Not Readily Penetrated"; and Sasha Dugdale brings it home with "Chair No. 14."
All of these poems can be found at www.nereview, issue 41.2.
Episode 11: George Szirtes, Joannie Stangeland, & Angelique Stevens
Simone Edgar Holmes presents NER writers George Szirtes, Joannie Stangeland, and Angelique Stevens reading their new work.
Listen in as George Szirtes reads his poem “English Rain,” Joannie Stangeland reads her poem “Parcel,” and Angelique Stevens reads from her memoir “The Only Light We've Got”—all published in recent issues of the New England Review.
Episode 10: Jan Beatty, Greg Johnson, & Jakob Maier
Hosted by Ruhamah Weil, Episode 10 presents Jan Beatty, Greg Johnson, and Jakob Maier, reading their own work from New England Review 40.4. Jan Beatty reads her poem “The Body Wars,” Greg Johnson reads excerpts from his memoir “Daddy’s Aitch,” and Jakob Maier reads his poem “Food Court Ghost Town.” Ruhamah also spoke briefly to Tricia Allen, of the Ilsley Public Library in downtown Middlebury, about the power of poetry.
Episode 9: Dean Rader, Kathy Fagan, & Trey Moody
What makes a good poem?
What makes a good story?
Three NER 40.4 poets read their work in this podcast, bringing us owls and children, fathers and sons, death, dogs, and more. Middlebury College intern Susan Deutsch hosts the episode, and connects with local readers, writers, and librarians, as well, all of whom chime in to share their thoughts on the joys of reading. So join us as we listen to Dean Rader ("Troubled by Thoughts . . ." and "Once Again in Thought," Kathy Fagan ("Dahlia"), and Trey Moody read their memorable work.
Episode 8: Corey Marks & Noah Bogdonoff
Hosted by Rahat Huda and Leila Markosian, Episode 8 of the New England Review podcast features the poem "Lark" by Corey Marks and the story "Indoor Animals" by Noah Bogdonoff.
"Lark" was originally published in New England Review 39.3 (2018), and is read here by Katie Marshall.
"Indoor Animals" was originally published in New England Review 39.4 (2018), and read by Zachary Varricchione.
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Stories are well read, the sound is clear and well put together. It’s really great if you have a project and want a dynamic podcast that sort of just tells you stories. All different kinds of writing forms and styles.