Refresh your life with THE POET AND THE POEM. Hear America’s most beloved poets in reading and conversation. Award winning poet/host Grace Cavalieri presents poets reading their work and talking about their art. After 41 years consecutive on public radio, cited by The Encyclopedia of Broadcasting for longevity, THE POET AND THE POEM has made history for one reason: It’s powerful. Voted top in the nation for ENTERTAINMENT IN MEDIA by The National Commission On Working Women, ALL NEW 30-minute shows are now available. (Made possible by donors McNeil and Shashaani.)
Joel Dias Porter
Formerly, a noted "D.J.," and chess champion, a New Jersey poet premiers his new book, "Ideas of Improvisation."
Kira Thurman is the winner of the Marfield National Book Award for "Writing In The Arts."
The prize book is "Singing Like Germans: Black Musicians In The Land Of Beethoven, Brahms, and Bach."
This Maryland poet weaves mythology into her bright poetry.
Kim B Miller
A performance poet with powerful messages takes the podium.
Poet/celebrated novelist ("Vivaldi's Virgins") premiers new novel, "What Disappears."
Maryland poet is author of a new book, "For Those Whose Lives Have Seen Themselves."
My favorite way to start the day
The breadth of poets and poetry is inspiring and highly entertaining. Grace Cavalieri is a brilliant guide and host that allows the artists to shine with their works of art. Every episode is well thought out and prepared so that no moment is dull or wasted, while also leaving room for spontaneity. Thank you for this podcast!
Very Thoughtful Podcast
I have a picky ear, but Grace does a wonderful job interviewing the poet. She’s genuinely lovingly interested in the person, and it has an heir of inspiration that’s natural and doesn’t feel contrived. Please continues to make more episodes.
Poetry at Its Best
Grace Cavalieri’s interviews bring out the best in poets. Her questions elicit answers that reveal the poet’s inner thoughts and feelings. Each episode helps us to appreciate a particular poet and better understand his or her poems. Grace offers us a very enlightening listening experience.