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The New Yorker: Poetry

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Readings and conversation with The New Yorker's poetry editor, Kevin Young.

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Readings and conversation with The New Yorker's poetry editor, Kevin Young.

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Beautiful Merwin poem

By Jeff from boulder - Apr 23 2019
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Intelligent discussion. Beautiful

Charles sonic

By SF CA Lin - Jul 06 2018
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Great interview and readings!

iTunes Ratings

307 Ratings
Average Ratings
191
79
16
10
11

Beautiful Merwin poem

By Jeff from boulder - Apr 23 2019
Read more
Intelligent discussion. Beautiful

Charles sonic

By SF CA Lin - Jul 06 2018
Read more
Great interview and readings!
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The New Yorker: Poetry

Latest release on Jun 24, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Vijay Seshadri Reads Sylvia Plath

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Vijay Seshadri joins Kevin Young to read “The Moon and the Yew Tree,” by Sylvia Plath, and his own poem “Cliffhanging.” Seshadri is a poet whose work has been honored with the James Laughlin Award and the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. His latest book is “3 Sections,” and he recently became the poetry editor of The Paris Review.

Oct 31 2019

36mins

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Rank #2: Nick Laird Reads Elizabeth Bishop

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Nick Laird joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Elizabeth Bishop's “The Moose,” and his own poem “Feel Free.”

May 18 2016

31mins

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Rank #3: John Ashbery Reads Charles Simic

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John Ashbery reads Charles Simic and his own work, and has a discussion with the New Yorker poetry editor, Paul Muldoon.

Feb 21 2014

10mins

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Rank #4: Robert Pinsky Reads Elizabeth Bishop

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Robert Pinsky joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Elizabeth Bishop’s “At the Fishhouses” and a poem of his own.

Apr 16 2015

23mins

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Rank #5: Marie Howe Reads Lucie Brock-Broido

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Marie Howe joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Lucie Brock-Broido's poem "The American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act" and her own poem "The Star Market."

Mar 21 2018

38mins

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Rank #6: Joyce Carol Oates Reads John Updike

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Joyce Carol Oates joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss John Updike's “A Lightened Life,” and her own poem “This Is the Season.”

Aug 17 2016

24mins

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Rank #7: Meghan O'Rourke Reads John Ashbery

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Meghan O'Rourke joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss John Ashbery's "Tapestry,” and her own poem “Apartment Living."

Nov 18 2015

26mins

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Rank #8: Jana Prikryl Reads Anne Carson

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Jana Prikryl joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Anne Carson’s “Stanzas, Sexes, Seductions,” and her own poem “Thirty Thousand Islands.”

Jun 15 2016

26mins

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Rank #9: Tom Sleigh Reads Seamus Heaney

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Tom Sleigh joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Seamus Heaney’s poem “In the Attic” and his own poem “The Fox.”

May 20 2017

31mins

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Rank #10: Deborah Landau Reads Anne Sexton

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Deborah Landau joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Anne Sexton's poem "Little Girl, My Stringbean, My Lovely Woman" and her own poem "Solitaire." Landau's poetry collections include “The Uses of the Body” and “The Last Usable Hour,” both Lannan Literary Selections; the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Robert Dana Anhinga Prize for Poetry, she directs the creative writing program at New York University.

Nov 30 2018

25mins

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Rank #11: Mary Karr Reads Terrance Hayes

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Mary Karr joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Terrance Hayes’s poem “Ars Poetica with Bacon” and her own poem “Face Down.”

Mar 15 2017

24mins

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Rank #12: Sharon Olds Reads Rodney Jones

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Sharon Olds reads Rodney Jones and her own work, and has a discussion with the New Yorker poetry editor, Paul Muldoon.

Mar 20 2014

11mins

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Rank #13: Billy Collins Reads Eamon Grennan

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Billy Collins joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Eamon Grennan’s “Sea Dog,” and his own poem “Table Talk.”

Jul 20 2016

28mins

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Rank #14: Kevin Young Reads John Berryman

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Kevin Young joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss John Berryman’s poem “A Sympathy, A Welcome” and his own poem “Oblivion.”

Feb 15 2017

22mins

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Rank #15: Shane McCrae Discusses “Jim Limber in Heaven”

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Shane McCrae joins Kevin Young to to discuss his poetry sequence “Jim Limber in Heaven,” featured on newyorker.com. McCrae is a poet whose whose work has received such honors as a Whiting Award, an Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, and a Lannan Literary Award. He was also a finalist for the National Book Award.

Nov 22 2019

34mins

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Rank #16: Charles Simic Reads Sharon Olds

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Charles Simic joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Sharon Olds’ poem “Her Birthday as Ashes in Seawater,” and his own poem “The Infinite.”

Oct 18 2017

23mins

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Rank #17: Erica Jong Reads John Updike

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Erica Jong joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss John Updike's poem "The City Outside," and her own poem "Dear Keats."

Jul 19 2017

23mins

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Rank #18: Terrance Hayes reads Matthew Dickman

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Terrance Hayes joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Matthew Dickman's poem "Fire" and his own poem “New York Poem."

Jan 17 2018

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Rank #19: David Lehman Reads John Ashbery

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David Lehman joins Kevin Young to read and discuss John Ashbery's Poem "Worsening Situation," and his own poem "Stages on Life's Way."

Dec 20 2017

28mins

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Rank #20: Catherine Barnett Reads Wislawa Szymborska

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Catherine Barnett joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Wislawa Szymborska's poem "Maybe All This" (translated, from the Polish, by Clare Cavanagh and Stanislaw Barańczak) and her own poem "Son in August." Barnett is the author of the poetry collections "Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced," "The Game of Boxes," and "Human Hours," out in September.

Aug 21 2018

28mins

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