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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

Word for Word: A discussion of “The Poem That Took the Place of a Mountain” by Wallace Stevens.

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Tyrone Williams, Mónica de la Torre, Kate Colby, and Aldon Nielsen.

50 min3 w ago
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Word for Word: A discussion of “The Poem That Took the Place of a Mountain” by Wallace Stevens.

That’s Right: A discussion of Eileen Myles’s “Writing” and “Mount St. Helens”

EHosted by Al Filreis and featuring Stephen Metcalf, June Thomas, and Jess Shollenberger.

52 minAUG 26
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That’s Right: A discussion of Eileen Myles’s “Writing” and “Mount St. Helens”

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 minJUL 24
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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

Latest Episodes

Word for Word: A discussion of “The Poem That Took the Place of a Mountain” by Wallace Stevens.

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Tyrone Williams, Mónica de la Torre, Kate Colby, and Aldon Nielsen.

50 min3 w ago
Comments
Word for Word: A discussion of “The Poem That Took the Place of a Mountain” by Wallace Stevens.

That’s Right: A discussion of Eileen Myles’s “Writing” and “Mount St. Helens”

EHosted by Al Filreis and featuring Stephen Metcalf, June Thomas, and Jess Shollenberger.

52 minAUG 26
Comments
That’s Right: A discussion of Eileen Myles’s “Writing” and “Mount St. Helens”

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 minJUL 24
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
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