Rank #1: Mind’s Not Right: A Discussion of Robert Lowell's "Skunk Hour"
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Rafael Campo, Elisa New, and Christina Davis.
Jul 12 2016
Rank #2: Deep Heart's Core Sound: A Discussion of William Butler Yeats's "Lake Isle of Innisfree."
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Taije Silverman, John Timpane, and Max McKenna.
May 14 2013
Rank #3: Dead To Me: A discussion of Claudia Rankine's “Don't Let Me Be Lonely”
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Kyoo Lee, Gabriel Ojeda-Sague, and Simone White.
Jul 12 2017
Rank #4: There It Was: A Discussion of Wallace Stevens's "The Poem That Took the Place of a Mountain"
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Susan Howe, Dee Morris, and Nancy Kuhl.
Dec 30 2014
Rank #5: Amplitude and Awe: A Discussion of Emily Dickinson's "Wild Nights - Wild Nights!" and "She rose to His Requirement"
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Michelle Taransky, Cecilia Corrigan, and Lily Applebaum.
Apr 21 2015
Rank #6: Constrained to Honor: A Discussion of Claude McKay's "If We Must Die"
Oct 08 2013
Rank #7: Why Apples Can Cause Riots: A Discussion of Linh Dinh’s “Eating Fried Chicken”
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Susan Schultz, Leonard Schwartz, and Thomas Devaney.
Mar 26 2012
Rank #8: Written in Water: A discussion of Bluets by Maggie Nelson
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Jennifer Firestone, Adrienne Raphel, and Julia Bloch.
Jul 19 2019
Rank #9: Tired, Poor, Huddled, Gentrified: A Discussion of Bernadette Mayer's "The Tragic Condition of the Statue of Liberty"
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Anne Waldman, Julia Bloch, and Katie Price.
Oct 16 2012
Rank #10: Swear It Closed: A Discussion of Simone White’s book Of Being Dispersed
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Eileen Myles, Rachel Zolf, and erica kaufman.
Aug 09 2016
Rank #11: To Rearrange the World: A discussion of Philip Whalen’s “Life at Bolinas. The Last of California.”
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring poets Stephen Ratcliffe, Joanne Kyger, and Julia Bloch.
Mar 07 2017
Rank #12: Obscure Things Have Already Been Said: A Discussion of Joan Retallack's "Not a Cage"
May 23 2012
Rank #13: Laying Poems Away: A discussion of “The Ambition Bird” by Anne Sexton
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Ellen Berman, Anthony Rostain, and Ahmad Almallah.
Jun 21 2019
Rank #14: The After-Hell: A discussion of Sylvia Plath's poem “The Stones”
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Susan Schultz, Sally Van Doren, and Huda Fakhreddine.
Oct 17 2018
Rank #15: Ill Angelic Poetics: A Discussion of Edgar Allan Poe's "Dream-Land"
Dec 19 2011
Rank #16: The F*ck-You Bow: A discussion of Gertrude Stein's "How She Bowed to Her Brother"
Jul 14 2015
Rank #17: But Too Beautiful: A discussion of Tracie Morris' “Slave Sho to Video aka Black but Beautiful”
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Edwin Torres, Camara Brown, and Brooke O’Harra.
Jan 11 2017
Rank #18: Boring in a Different Way: A discussion of John Ashbery's “The Short Answer”
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Marjorie Perloff, Susan McCabe, and Robert von Hallberg.
Aug 21 2018
Rank #19: How Can They Write and Believe?: A Discussion of Muriel Rukeyser's "Ballad of Orange and Grape"
Jul 01 2014
Rank #20: A Space Only You Can Build: A Discussion of Charles Alexander's Near or Random Acts
Jan 29 2013