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From the Catbird Seat: Poetry from the Library of Congress Podcast

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From the Catbird Seat: Poetry from the Library of Congress Podcast
From the Catbird Seat: Poetry from the Library of Congress Podcast

From the Catbird Seat: Poetry from the Library of Congress Podcast

Library of Congress

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"From the Catbird Seat: Poetry from the Library of Congress" features archived recordings of poets reading and discussing their work at the Library of Congress, and offers behind-the-scenes interviews with special guests.

Latest Episodes

Making "American Conversations": Part 3

This episode, the third and final in a special three-part series, chronicles Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith's travels to rural Kentucky in March 2018 as a pilot for her second-year project, 'American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities.' Rob Casper of the Poetry and Literature Center will reflect on the trip with help from Phillip Justice, Ashton Ricketts, and Maurice Manning. We'll also hear clips from one of Tracy K. Smith's Kentucky events, and close out the podcast series with reflections from Anya Creightney and our poet laureate herself.

41 MINFEB 7
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Making "American Conversations": Part 3

Making "American Conversations": Part 2

This episode, the second in a special three-part series, chronicles Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith's travels to rural South Carolina in February 2018 as a pilot for her second-year project, "American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities." Rob Casper of the Poetry and Literature Center will reflect on the trip along with Tracy K. Smith, Congressman James Clyburn, and Ruth Franklin.

30 MINJAN 31
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Making "American Conversations": Part 2

Making "American Conversations": Part 1

This episode, the first in a special three-part series, chronicles Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith's travels to rural New Mexico in January 2018 as a pilot for her second-year project, "American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities." Anya Creightney of the Poetry and Literature Center will reflect on the trip, and we'll hear from a few of the folks our poet laureate met on the road.

39 MINJAN 24
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Making "American Conversations": Part 1

Latest Episodes

Making "American Conversations": Part 3

This episode, the third and final in a special three-part series, chronicles Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith's travels to rural Kentucky in March 2018 as a pilot for her second-year project, 'American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities.' Rob Casper of the Poetry and Literature Center will reflect on the trip with help from Phillip Justice, Ashton Ricketts, and Maurice Manning. We'll also hear clips from one of Tracy K. Smith's Kentucky events, and close out the podcast series with reflections from Anya Creightney and our poet laureate herself.

41 MINFEB 7
Comments
Making "American Conversations": Part 3

Making "American Conversations": Part 2

This episode, the second in a special three-part series, chronicles Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith's travels to rural South Carolina in February 2018 as a pilot for her second-year project, "American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities." Rob Casper of the Poetry and Literature Center will reflect on the trip along with Tracy K. Smith, Congressman James Clyburn, and Ruth Franklin.

30 MINJAN 31
Comments
Making "American Conversations": Part 2

Making "American Conversations": Part 1

This episode, the first in a special three-part series, chronicles Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith's travels to rural New Mexico in January 2018 as a pilot for her second-year project, "American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities." Anya Creightney of the Poetry and Literature Center will reflect on the trip, and we'll hear from a few of the folks our poet laureate met on the road.

39 MINJAN 24
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Making "American Conversations": Part 1

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