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Talks given by notable scholars and critics on poets, poetry, and their intersections with other art forms. Features recordings from historic archives and live events.

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Talks given by notable scholars and critics on poets, poetry, and their intersections with other art forms. Features recordings from historic archives and live events.

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Connecting Poetic Thoughts

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As a student of poetry, I appreciate this podcast bringing new ways of thinking about translations, censorships, localized poetic forms and much more into the forefront.

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iTunes Ratings

27 Ratings
Average Ratings
16
7
2
0
2

Connecting Poetic Thoughts

By PaulChan24 - Oct 26 2018
Read more
As a student of poetry, I appreciate this podcast bringing new ways of thinking about translations, censorships, localized poetic forms and much more into the forefront.

Incomplete downloads

By Hoy Hoy - Oct 14 2012
Read more
What's with all the incomplete downloads?

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Poetry Lectures

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Talks given by notable scholars and critics on poets, poetry, and their intersections with other art forms. Features recordings from historic archives and live events.

Rank #1: William Carlos Williams

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William Carlos Williams speaks at Harvard University in 1951.

Mar 28 2011

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Rank #2: Oral History Initiative: On Frank O'Hara

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An informal conversation between poets John Ashbery and Ron Padgett, remembering the life of Frank O’Hara. Conducted at Harvard University in April 2011, and used by permission of Ron Padgett, John Ashbery, and the Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard College Library. To see the event video, click here.

Jun 20 2012

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Rank #3: Edward Hirsch: American Perspectives

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Edward Hirsch examines the complex relationships between American poets and painters.

Sep 16 2008

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Rank #4: Oral History Initiative: On Elizabeth Bishop

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An informal conversation remembering the life and work of Elizabeth Bishop, with Lloyd Schwartz, Frank Bidart, Rosanna Warren, Gail Mazur, and Megan Marshall. Conducted at Harvard University in March 2012, and used by permission of the participants and the Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard College Library. To see the event video, click here.

Dec 07 2012

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Rank #5: Billy Collins

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Two-term poet laureate Billy Collins speaks at the Key West Literary Seminar.

Sep 16 2010

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Rank #6: Paul Muldoon

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Paul Muldoon reads and discusses his own work.

Jun 16 2009

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Rank #7: Marjorie Perloff: American Perspectives

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Marjorie Perloff discusses the poetry of Frank O'Hara.

Jan 20 2009

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Rank #8: Seamus Heaney

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Seamus Heaney in conversation with Michael Laskey, fellow poet and co-founder of the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival. This is an edited version of an interview recorded live at the Poetry Prom 2010 organised by The Poetry Trust. Enjoy more podcasts on The Poetry Channel at thepoetrytrust.org.

Nov 16 2010

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Rank #9: Philip Levine

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Poet Philip Levine reads from his own work.

Sep 14 2011

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Rank #10: Simon Ortiz

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Native American poet Simon Ortiz reads at the University of Arizona in 1975. The recording is used with permission of the University of Arizona Poetry Center and Simon Ortiz. The full recording, and many others, are permanently available on voca, the Poetry Center's online audio video library.

May 17 2013

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Rank #11: Poems of Peace and War: Gary Snyder

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Gary Snyder at the Poems of Peace and War panel. Part of the Chicago Humanities Festival, 2006.

Jan 10 2007

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Rank #12: Chris Abani: International Poets in Conversation

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Matthew Shenoda talks with Chris Abani about poetry in Nigeria, the oral and religious traditions in African poetry, and the one-sided conversation between African and European poets.

Aug 13 2013

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Rank #13: Helen Vendler

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Helen Vendler discusses the poet Robert Lowell.

Nov 18 2009

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Rank #14: Rita Dove

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Rita Dove speaking at the Key West Literary Seminar.

Dec 16 2011

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Rank #15: Dark Room Collective

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A reunion of the Dark Room Collective at the Poetry Foundation in April 2012. This reading features Nehassaiu deGannes, John Keene, Kevin Young, Sharan Strange, Major Jackson, Thomas Sayers Ellis, and Natasha Trethewey.

Oct 19 2012

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Rank #16: Robert Pinsky

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Robert Pinsky speaking on “Modernism and Memory” at the Key West Literary Seminar.

May 26 2010

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Rank #17: Three Native American Poets

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The Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute hosts a conversation between Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, Linda Hogan, and Sherwin Bitsui.

Mar 21 2012

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Rank #18: Patrizia Cavalli: International Poets in Conversation

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Italian poet Patrizia Cavalli and American poet Geoffrey Brock speak with Ilya Kaminsky about Contemporary Italian Poetry and translation.

Jul 08 2013

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Rank #19: Mary Karr and Stuart Dybek

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Mary Karr and Stuart Dybek read from their own work and discuss how writing poetry relates to writing prose.

Apr 26 2010

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Rank #20: Vera Pavlova & Valzhyna Mort: International Poets in Conversation

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Vera Pavlova from Russia and Valzhyna Mort from Belurus speak with the director of the Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute, Ilya Kaminsky.

Jun 10 2013

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