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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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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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259 Ratings
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Masterful

By Lizardspa - May 13 2020
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Helena de Groot is a masterful interviewer! This podcast is a treasure. Thank you!

Exposure and Examination

By Isaac😂 - Feb 26 2020
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I enjoy being exposed to new poetry and poets. Hearing the conversations and insights has really helped me in examining the way I look at life and has had a tangible effect on my life.

iTunes Ratings

259 Ratings
Average Ratings
212
23
13
8
3

Masterful

By Lizardspa - May 13 2020
Read more
Helena de Groot is a masterful interviewer! This podcast is a treasure. Thank you!

Exposure and Examination

By Isaac😂 - Feb 26 2020
Read more
I enjoy being exposed to new poetry and poets. Hearing the conversations and insights has really helped me in examining the way I look at life and has had a tangible effect on my life.
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Poetry Off the Shelf

Latest release on Jul 21, 2020

All 98 episodes from oldest to newest

The Bureau Under Your Bed

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Interrogating the government’s half century of surveillance of Black writers.

Jul 21 2020

53mins

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Empire State of Mind

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Take a walk through post-WWI Paris in this recently reissued Modernist epic.

Jul 07 2020

40mins

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The Fire This Time

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Gwendolyn Brooks, Elizabeth Alexander, and Haki Madhubuti on America’s perennial struggle to recognize that Black Lives Matter.

Jun 03 2020

19mins

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I Come From Love

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Nikky Finney on her father, her childhood, and the memories that made her.

May 26 2020

43mins

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Phillis Reimagined

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Honorée Fanonne Jeffers on listening to her ancestors.

May 12 2020

52mins

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Poverty’s History, Episode 1: In the Beginning Was the Word

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The first installment of a special series about the intersections between poetry and poverty.

Apr 29 2020

1hr 9mins

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The Invention of the Self

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Peter Murphy on a 16th-century poem that still speaks to us today.

Apr 14 2020

35mins

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Our New Reality

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Quarantined with kids, Zoom chats, and stranded abroad: eight poets on what life is like for them these days.

Mar 31 2020

33mins

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Poems You Can Touch

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Dorianne Laux on her favorite shirt, ugly California, and bringing her mother back to life.

Mar 17 2020

36mins

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The Eternal Present

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Biographer Jonathan Blunk on the life and longing of James Wright.

Mar 03 2020

41mins

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