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Conversations in poetry & consciousness with Bianca Stone.

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Conversations in poetry & consciousness with Bianca Stone.

    Reading with Rilke: The Second Elegy

    Reading with Rilke: The Second Elegy

    We continue our series on Rilke’s Duino Elegies with Edward Snow’s translation of The Second Elegy, talking with poet Mark Wunderlich. Wunderlich, who is currently at work on a book on Rilke, is deep research into the biography, which give us rich insight into creation of “The Second Elegy.” Beginning with what Wunderlich calls the […]

    Reading with Rilke: The First Elegy

    Reading with Rilke: The First Elegy

    Rainer Maria Rilke has been hailed as one of the most profound and genius poets of the 20th century. His Duino Elegies in particular, in tandem with the Sonnets to Orpheus, are seen as the pinnacle of his poetic achievements. Whole books could be written on each elegy. Here, Bianca Stone joins with guests to […]

    How Poetry Speaks to Change: Ovid’s Metamorphoses with Translator Stephanie McCarter

    How Poetry Speaks to Change: Ovid’s Metamorphoses with Translator Stephanie McCarter

    An incredible and in-depth conversation with Classical scholar, Stephanie McCarter about Ovid, Horace, greco Roman poetry, the tradition of translation, retelling of myth, and the movements of poetry across the ages. Ovid’s Metamorphoses continues to speak to our fundamental issues, but how, and why? What can this new translation tell us about not only Ovid’s […]

    A Place Beyond Shame: Ed Steck on the B Horror Film of Life

    A Place Beyond Shame: Ed Steck on the B Horror Film of Life

    Talking today about the work of creating a book from our private work on the self, reckoning with the most unbearable past; as it overlaps and interacts with the art in our lives, which in turn connects to the history of our relationship with art and others: Ed Steck, who spent much of his childhood […]

    MARISA CRAWFORD, the DIARY & the 90s

    MARISA CRAWFORD, the DIARY & the 90s

    What is the private space of a diary, what is the public space of a poem, and what does the psyche do in each? What is confession and what is memory in the poem, if it plays with the mechanism, or tone of Diary? How to explore and play the the personal expectations of those […]

    Haunting Performances of the (un/discovered) Self: Dorothea Lasky

    Haunting Performances of the (un/discovered) Self: Dorothea Lasky

    Dorothea Lasky and I discuss her newest collection of poetry The Shining, the deceptive nature of the “I” in poetry; the undiscovered language that haunts our very psyche–and of course a lot about Kubrick’s film adaptation of The Shining. Mactaggart Jewelry: use the code Psyche20 for 20% off! Louise Glück’s The Wild Iris Jung’s The […]

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Ktp15 ,

right on time

a near perfect podcast that reaches deep within the questions and beyond to interrogate notions and narratives around self, poetry, mind-body, art and so much more. keep ‘em coming please

Sw@nsy ,

A great new poetry podcast!

This is a wonderful local poetry podcast from Vermont. Bianca Stone and Ben Pease ask really interesting questions from the perspective of practicing writers, and the poets and themes highlighted are universally significant. Give it a try!

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