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
How to Be a Family of One
Steven Espada Dawson on possibility, toothpaste, and the grief of cosmic aloneness.
Heart of a Reporter
Noor Hindi on home ownership, evictions court, and her father's grief.
A History with Holes
Clint Smith on being human, healing on a plantation, and the difference between Jefferson and Grant.
My Drowning Home
Isabel Duarte-Gray on town gossip, folk remedies, and the music of Kentucky.
When Time is Kind
Poet and priest Spencer Reece on his cousin's murder, the AIDS epidemic, and bearing witness to a moment.
Chen Chen on nourishment, homophobia, and breaking free of the fear of failure.
Meeting new friends
I have been introduced to so many wonderful poets through this podcast.
Curtis Fox was better
The MCs are terrible. Curtis had so much better interviewing skills too. The new girls aren’t articulate at all. The 4 stars are for the content though.
Helena de Groot is a masterful interviewer! This podcast is a treasure. Thank you!