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Readings and conversation with The New Yorker's poetry editor, Paul Muldoon.

Readings and conversation with The New Yorker's poetry editor, Paul Muldoon.
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Readings and conversation with The New Yorker's poetry editor, Paul Muldoon.

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English


Episodes

Nicole Sealey Reads Ellen Bass

7/27/2018
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Nicole Sealey joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Ellen Bass' poem "Indigo" and her own poem “A Violence." Sealey is the executive director at the Cave Canem Foundation and the author of the poetry collection "Ordinary Beast."

Duration:00:27:11

Tiana Clark Reads Natasha Trethewey

6/20/2018
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Tiana Clark joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Natasha Trethewey's poem "Repentance," and her own poem, "Nashville." Tiana Clark is the author of the chapbook "Equilibrium," which won the 2016 Frost Place Chapbook Prize. Her first full-length book of poems, "I Can't Talk About the Trees Without the Blood," winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize, will be published in September. Natasha Trethewey won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for her collection "Native Guard," and was the United...

Duration:00:30:53

Ada Limón and Natalie Diaz Discuss “Envelopes of Air”

5/23/2018
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Ada Limón and Natalie Diaz join Kevin Young to discuss their collaborative poetry project, “Envelopes of Air,” a series of eight poems written in correspondence between the two poets, currently featured on newyorker.com. Below, Limón and Diaz reflect on the project’s origins, context, and process. “The original context for the poems was quite simple really: to write poem-letters to each other. We wanted to collaborate somehow and I was originally scared Natalie was going to ask me to draw...

Duration:00:30:53

Marie Howe Reads Lucie Brock-Broido

3/21/2018
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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."

Duration:00:38:00

Meena Alexander Reads Gerald Stern

2/21/2018
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Meena Alexander joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Gerald Stern’s poem “Adonis," and her own poem “Kochi by the Sea.”

Duration:00:23:06

Terrance Hayes reads Matthew Dickman

1/17/2018
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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."

Duration:00:26:31

David Lehman Reads John Ashbery

12/20/2017
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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."

Duration:00:30:00

Tracy K. Smith Reads Matthew Dickman

11/15/2017
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Tracy K. Smith joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Matthew Dickman’s poem “Minimum Wage," and her own poem “Declaration.”

Duration:00:23:36

Charles Simic Reads Sharon Olds

10/18/2017
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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.”

Duration:00:23:14

Danielle Chapman Reads Zbigniew Herbert

9/20/2017
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Danielle Chapman joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Zbigniew Herbert's poem "Mr. Cogito and a Poet of a Certain Age," and her own poem "The Tavern Parlor."

Duration:00:26:11

Erica Jong Reads John Updike

7/19/2017
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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."

Duration:00:24:42

Lia Purpura Reads Carl Phillips

6/21/2017
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Lia Purpura joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Carl Phillip's poem "White Dog," and her own poem "First Leaf."

Duration:00:27:18

Andrew Motion Reads Alice Oswald

4/19/2017
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Andrew Motion joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Alice Oswald’s poem “Evening Poem” and his own poem “Waders.”

Duration:00:41:04

Stephen Dunn Reads Donald Justice

2/17/2016
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Stephen Dunn joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Donald Justice's "There is a gold light in certain old paintings," and his own poem “History.”

Duration:00:21:59

J. D. McClatchy Reads James Merrill

1/20/2016
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J. D. McClatchy joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss James Merrill's "164 East 72nd Street," and his own poem “CaĞaloĞlu.”

Duration:00:29:27

Ellen Bass Reads Adam Zagajewski

12/16/2015
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Ellen Bass joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Adam Zagajewski’s “Try to Praise the Mutilated World,” and her own poem “Reincarnation.”

Duration:00:17:54

Major Jackson Reads Derek Walcott

3/18/2015
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Major Jackson joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Derek Walcott’s “In Italy” and a poem of his own.

Rowan Ricardo Phillips Reads Nick Laird

3/10/2015
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Rowan Ricardo Philips joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Nick Laird’s “Feel Free” and a poem of his own.

Timothy Donnelly Reads Yusef Komunyakaa

1/21/2015
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Timothy Donnelly joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Yusef Komunyakaa’s “Fortress” and a poem of his own.

Stephen Burt Reads Liz Waldner

12/16/2014
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Stephen Burt joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Liz Waldner’s “Sad Verso of the Sunny _______.”