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Poem Talk

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Poem Talk

Poem Talk

Poetry Foundation

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Followers
66
Plays
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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.

Latest Episodes

Ominous Pre-tingling: A discussion of“MJ Fan Letter” and “RSVP” by Terrance Hayes

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuringSimone White, Dixon Li, and Jo Park.

52 MIN2 w ago
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Ominous Pre-tingling: A discussion of“MJ Fan Letter” and “RSVP” by Terrance Hayes

Find Me the Rage: A discussion of“Negus” by Kamau Brathwaite

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuringJacob Edmond, Amber Rose Johnson, and Huda Fakhreddine.

47 MINJUN 24
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Find Me the Rage: A discussion of“Negus” by Kamau Brathwaite

A Word For Me: A discussion of“Should You Find Me” by Erica Hunt

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuringTyrone Williams, William J. Harris, Aldon Nielsen, and Erica Hunt.

49 MINMAY 27
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A Word For Me: A discussion of“Should You Find Me” by Erica Hunt

Begin to Awaken: A discussion of“By the road to the contagious hospital” byWilliam Carlos Williams

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Imaad Majeed, Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué, and Irene Torra Mohedano.

49 MINAPR 24
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Begin to Awaken: A discussion of“By the road to the contagious hospital” byWilliam Carlos Williams

The Gaps I Mean: A discussion of “Mending Wall” by Robert Frost

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Anna Strong Safford, Stephen Metcalf, and Ahmad Almallah.

54 MINMAR 27
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The Gaps I Mean: A discussion of “Mending Wall” by Robert Frost

Knots of a Woman: A discussion of A Swarm of Bees in High Court by Tonya Foster

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Stephanie Burt, Bonnie Costello, and Anna Strong Safford.

--FEB 20
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Knots of a Woman: A discussion of A Swarm of Bees in High Court by Tonya Foster

Mammal Patriot: A discussion of Ghost Tantras by Michael McClure

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Jerome Rothenberg, Selena Dyer, and Jonathan Dick.

--JAN 22
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Mammal Patriot: A discussion of Ghost Tantras by Michael McClure

Beside the Mind: A discussion of Clairvoyant Journal by Hannah Weiner

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Davy Knittle, Charles Bernstein, and Kate Colby.

--2019 DEC 20
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Beside the Mind: A discussion of Clairvoyant Journal by Hannah Weiner

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

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

44 MIN2019 NOV 22
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These Squiggles: A discussion of “As if the Trees by Their Very Roots Had Hold of Us” by Charles Bernstein

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

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

47 MIN2019 OCT 28
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September 1941: A discussion of “Memory Tree” by Rosmarie Waldrop

Latest Episodes

Ominous Pre-tingling: A discussion of“MJ Fan Letter” and “RSVP” by Terrance Hayes

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuringSimone White, Dixon Li, and Jo Park.

52 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Ominous Pre-tingling: A discussion of“MJ Fan Letter” and “RSVP” by Terrance Hayes

Find Me the Rage: A discussion of“Negus” by Kamau Brathwaite

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuringJacob Edmond, Amber Rose Johnson, and Huda Fakhreddine.

47 MINJUN 24
Comments
Find Me the Rage: A discussion of“Negus” by Kamau Brathwaite

A Word For Me: A discussion of“Should You Find Me” by Erica Hunt

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuringTyrone Williams, William J. Harris, Aldon Nielsen, and Erica Hunt.

49 MINMAY 27
Comments
A Word For Me: A discussion of“Should You Find Me” by Erica Hunt

Begin to Awaken: A discussion of“By the road to the contagious hospital” byWilliam Carlos Williams

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Imaad Majeed, Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué, and Irene Torra Mohedano.

49 MINAPR 24
Comments
Begin to Awaken: A discussion of“By the road to the contagious hospital” byWilliam Carlos Williams

The Gaps I Mean: A discussion of “Mending Wall” by Robert Frost

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Anna Strong Safford, Stephen Metcalf, and Ahmad Almallah.

54 MINMAR 27
Comments
The Gaps I Mean: A discussion of “Mending Wall” by Robert Frost

Knots of a Woman: A discussion of A Swarm of Bees in High Court by Tonya Foster

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Stephanie Burt, Bonnie Costello, and Anna Strong Safford.

--FEB 20
Comments
Knots of a Woman: A discussion of A Swarm of Bees in High Court by Tonya Foster

Mammal Patriot: A discussion of Ghost Tantras by Michael McClure

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Jerome Rothenberg, Selena Dyer, and Jonathan Dick.

--JAN 22
Comments
Mammal Patriot: A discussion of Ghost Tantras by Michael McClure

Beside the Mind: A discussion of Clairvoyant Journal by Hannah Weiner

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Davy Knittle, Charles Bernstein, and Kate Colby.

--2019 DEC 20
Comments
Beside the Mind: A discussion of Clairvoyant Journal by Hannah Weiner

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

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

44 MIN2019 NOV 22
Comments
These Squiggles: A discussion of “As if the Trees by Their Very Roots Had Hold of Us” by Charles Bernstein

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

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

47 MIN2019 OCT 28
Comments
September 1941: A discussion of “Memory Tree” by Rosmarie Waldrop
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