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Kelly Writers House impresario Al Filreis leads a lively roundtable discussion of a single poem with a series of rotating guests including Tracie Morris, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, erica kaufman, Charles Bernstein, Sawako Nakayasu, Simone White, and others.

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Kelly Writers House impresario Al Filreis leads a lively roundtable discussion of a single poem with a series of rotating guests including Tracie Morris, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, erica kaufman, Charles Bernstein, Sawako Nakayasu, Simone White, and others.

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Poem Talk? More Like Poem Rawk

By Daveiii - Sep 18 2019
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Al Filreis has a gravely, made-for-radio voice in the tradition of Bobby Dylan and Tommy Waits. The conversations are insightful and inviting. The breadth of poets covered is wonderful. The back catalog is extensive. What’s not to love?

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By jahoolsbandana - Apr 04 2019
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The best available poetry podcast.

iTunes Ratings

47 Ratings
Average Ratings
36
4
3
1
3

Poem Talk? More Like Poem Rawk

By Daveiii - Sep 18 2019
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Al Filreis has a gravely, made-for-radio voice in the tradition of Bobby Dylan and Tommy Waits. The conversations are insightful and inviting. The breadth of poets covered is wonderful. The back catalog is extensive. What’s not to love?

🐯

By jahoolsbandana - Apr 04 2019
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The best available poetry podcast.

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Poem Talk

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Kelly Writers House impresario Al Filreis leads a lively roundtable discussion of a single poem with a series of rotating guests including Tracie Morris, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, erica kaufman, Charles Bernstein, Sawako Nakayasu, Simone White, and others.

Amplitude and Awe: A Discussion of Emily Dickinson's "Wild Nights - Wild Nights!" and "She rose to His Requirement"

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Michelle Taransky, Cecilia Corrigan, and Lily Applebaum.

Apr 21 2015

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There It Was: A Discussion of Wallace Stevens's "The Poem That Took the Place of a Mountain"

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Susan Howe, Dee Morris, and Nancy Kuhl.

Dec 30 2014

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Deep Heart's Core Sound: A Discussion of William Butler Yeats's "Lake Isle of Innisfree."

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Taije Silverman, John Timpane, and Max McKenna.

May 14 2013

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Girl Head Mostly Eyes: A Discussion of Catherine Wagner's "This is a F***ing Poem"

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Laura Elrick, Rae Armantrout, and Rachel Blau DuPlessis.

May 28 2013

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Laying Poems Away: A discussion of “The Ambition Bird” by Anne Sexton

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Ellen Berman, Anthony Rostain, and Ahmad Almallah.

Jun 21 2019

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Tired, Poor, Huddled, Gentrified: A Discussion of Bernadette Mayer's "The Tragic Condition of the Statue of Liberty"

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Anne Waldman, Julia Bloch, and Katie Price.

Oct 16 2012

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The Value of a Pronoun: A Discussion of Ron Silliman's You

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Hosted by Michelle Taransky and featuring Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Bob Perelman, and Frank Sherlock.

Jun 26 2012

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Swear It Closed: A Discussion of Simone White’s book Of Being Dispersed

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Eileen Myles, Rachel Zolf, and erica kaufman.

Aug 09 2016

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The F*ck-You Bow: A discussion of Gertrude Stein's "How She Bowed to Her Brother"

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Julia Bloch, Sarah Dowling, and Maxe Crandall.

Jul 14 2015

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Dead To Me: A discussion of Claudia Rankine's “Don't Let Me Be Lonely”

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Kyoo Lee, Gabriel Ojeda-Sague, and Simone White.

Jul 12 2017

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Boring in a Different Way: A discussion of John Ashbery's “The Short Answer”

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Marjorie Perloff, Susan McCabe, and Robert von Hallberg.

Aug 21 2018

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The After-Hell: A discussion of Sylvia Plath's poem “The Stones”

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Susan Schultz, Sally Van Doren, and Huda Fakhreddine.

Oct 17 2018

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It Is Time: A discussion of Paul Celan's "Corona"

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Ariel Resnikoff, Anna Strong, and Pierre Joris.

Dec 06 2016

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No Spell Broken: A Discussion of CAConrad's (Soma)tic Midge

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Trace Peterson, Gabriel Ojeda-Sague, and Erica Kaufman.

Nov 17 2015

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How Can They Write and Believe?: A Discussion of Muriel Rukeyser's "Ballad of Orange and Grape"

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Amy King, Mytili Jagannathan, and David Abel.

Jul 01 2014

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With What Geometry: A Discussion of Edward Dorn’s “The Sundering U.P. Tracks”

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Simone White, Sophia Le Fraga, and Andrew Whiteman.

Jun 14 2016

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Insurrection Is Value: A discussion of Sean Bonney’s “Happiness”

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Stephen Willey, Anna Strong Safford, and Luke Roberts.

Mar 09 2018

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Constrained to Honor: A Discussion of Claude McKay's "If We Must Die"

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Salamishah Tillet, Herman Beavers, and Kathy Lou Schultz.

Oct 08 2013

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The I as Hieroglyph: A Discussion of H.D.'s Helen in Egypt

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Dee Morris, Annette Debo, and Julia Bloch.

Feb 03 2015

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Articulate beyond Walls: A Discussion of Three Poems by Larry Eigner

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Ron Silliman, Daniel Bergmann, and Michael Kelleher

Feb 17 2016

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These Squiggles: A discussion of “As if the Trees by Their Very Roots Had Hold of Us” by Charles Bernstein

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Tracie Morris, Marjorie Perloff, and Danny Snelson. (With a cameo appearance by Charles Bernstein himself at the end.)

Nov 22 2019

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September 1941: A discussion of “Memory Tree” by Rosmarie Waldrop

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Laynie Browne, Mónica de la Torre, Kate Colby, and Rosmarie Waldrop.

Oct 28 2019

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The Republic of Space: A discussion of “The Blue Stairs” by Barbara Guest

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Simone White, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, and Kristin Prevallet.

Sep 27 2019

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Worker’s Tanka: A discussion of six tankas (2 each) by three worker poets, Christine Yvette Lewis, Lorraine Garnett and Davidson Garrett

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Husnaa Hashim, Meg Pendoley, and Mark Nowak.

Aug 27 2019

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Written in Water: A discussion of Bluets by Maggie Nelson

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Jennifer Firestone, Adrienne Raphel, and Julia Bloch.

Jul 19 2019

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Laying Poems Away: A discussion of “The Ambition Bird” by Anne Sexton

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Ellen Berman, Anthony Rostain, and Ahmad Almallah.

Jun 21 2019

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Saw the Lie: A discussion of three short poems in “SKY WRI TEI NGS” by Nasser Hussain

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Ujjwala Maharjan, Kevin Platt, and Nasser Hussain.

May 17 2019

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Hadbeen Variety: A discussion of “Writing for the Second Time through Finnegans Wake” by John Cage

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Marjorie Perloff, Danny Snelson, and Nancy Perloff.

Apr 24 2019

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Slowing the Rate of Perception: A discussion of “Hello, the Roses” by Mei-mei Berssenbrugge

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Joshua Schuster, Evelyn Reilly, and James Sherry.

Mar 20 2019

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Flesh Ekes Ink: A discussion of Divya Victor’s “W Is for Walt Whitman’s Soul” from her book Kith.

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Mytili Jaganathan, Angela Carr, and Anna Strong Safford.

Feb 20 2019

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Light filtering through: A discussion of G. Maria Hindmarch's “Kitsilano”.

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Erín Moure, Karis Shearer, and Deanna Fong.

This episode was filmed in Montreal, at the home of Erín Moure. Watch the video.

Jan 16 2019

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Filter, Impose, Trespass: A discussion of Rachel Zolf’s Human Resources.

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Jeff T. Johnson, Whitney Trettien, and Amy Paeth.

Dec 19 2018

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Not Detainable: A discussion of Gwendolyn Brooks’s “Riot”

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Amber Rose Johnson, Tonya Foster, and Davy Knittle.

Nov 16 2018

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The After-Hell: A discussion of Sylvia Plath's poem “The Stones”

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Susan Schultz, Sally Van Doren, and Huda Fakhreddine.

Oct 17 2018

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Of Beautiful Tangents: A discussion of two poems from Perfect Villagers by Sueyeun Juliette Lee

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Sawako Nakayasu, Gabriel Ojeda-Sague, and Donato Mancini.

Sep 20 2018

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Boring in a Different Way: A discussion of John Ashbery's “The Short Answer”

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Marjorie Perloff, Susan McCabe, and Robert von Hallberg.

Aug 21 2018

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Something in the Way: A discussion of Amiri Baraka’s “Something in the Way of Things (In Town)”

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring William J. Harris, Tyrone Williams, and Aldon Nielsen.

Jul 25 2018

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Fallout from Cooling: A discussion of three poems from Erica Baum

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Christine Nelson, Davy Knittle, and Erica Baum

Jun 13 2018

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Our Endless Ear: A discussion of Jack Kerouac’s “Old Angel Midnight”

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring J. C. Cloutier, Michelle Taransky, and Clark Coolidge.

May 16 2018

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Bugging the Circles: A discussion of David Antin’s “War”

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Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Jerome Rothenberg, Diane Rothenberg, and Ariel Resnikoff.

Apr 13 2018

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