98 episodes

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

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    • Arts
    • 4.6 • 310 Ratings

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

    How to Be a Family of One

    Steven Espada Dawson on possibility, toothpaste, and the grief of cosmic aloneness.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Heart of a Reporter

    Heart of a Reporter

    Noor Hindi on home ownership, evictions court, and her father's grief.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    A History with Holes

    A History with Holes

    Clint Smith on being human, healing on a plantation, and the difference between Jefferson and Grant.

    • 41 min
    My Drowning Home

    My Drowning Home

    Isabel Duarte-Gray on town gossip, folk remedies, and the music of Kentucky.

    • 53 min
    When Time is Kind

    When Time is Kind

    Poet and priest Spencer Reece on his cousin's murder, the AIDS epidemic, and bearing witness to a moment.

    • 48 min
    Technically Roommates

    Technically Roommates

    Chen Chen on nourishment, homophobia, and breaking free of the fear of failure.

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
310 Ratings

310 Ratings

Gbriella ,

Meeting new friends

I have been introduced to so many wonderful poets through this podcast.

Gopherpatrol ,

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.

Lizardspa ,

Masterful

Helena de Groot is a masterful interviewer! This podcast is a treasure. Thank you!

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