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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.

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.

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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Damned Fruitflies: A discussion of “With Shelter Gone” by Steve Dalachinsky

1/25/2021
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Jake Marmer, Bonny Finberg, Julien Poirier.

Duration:00:56:08

Passion Shields Its Servants: A discussion of “Souvenir of the Manassah Ball” by Lorenzo Thomas

12/23/2020
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Tonya Foster, Erica Hunt, and Bob Perelman.

Duration:00:47:27

Promise To Go On: A discussion of “The Similitude of This Great Flower” by Elizabeth Willis

11/25/2020
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Simone White, Angela Carr, and Kate Colby.

Duration:00:41:59

Rousing Earth to Excel: A discussion of “Arriving” by Daphne Marlatt

10/23/2020
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Fred Wah, Meredith Quartermain, and Daphne Marlatt.

Duration:00:55:42

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

9/25/2020
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Tyrone Williams, Mónica de la Torre, Kate Colby, and Aldon Nielsen.

Duration:00:50:26

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

8/26/2020
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Stephen Metcalf, June Thomas, and Jess Shollenberger.

Duration:00:52:38

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

8/26/2020
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Stephen Metcalf, June Thomas, and Jess Shollenberger.

Duration:00:52:38

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

7/24/2020
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Simone White, Dixon Li, and Jo Park.

Duration:00:52:55

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

6/24/2020
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Jacob Edmond, Amber Rose Johnson, and Huda Fakhreddine.

Duration:00:47:59

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

5/27/2020
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Tyrone Williams, William J. Harris, Aldon Nielsen, and Erica Hunt.

Duration:00:49:44

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

4/24/2020
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Imaad Majeed, Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué, and Irene Torra Mohedano.

Duration:00:49:18

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

3/27/2020
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Anna Strong Safford, Stephen Metcalf, and Ahmad Almallah.

Duration:00:54:30

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

2/20/2020
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Stephanie Burt, Bonnie Costello, and Anna Strong Safford.

Mammal Patriot: A discussion of Ghost Tantras by Michael McClure

1/22/2020
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Jerome Rothenberg, Selena Dyer, and Jonathan Dick.

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

12/20/2019
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Davy Knittle, Charles Bernstein, and Kate Colby.

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

11/22/2019
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Tracie Morris, Marjorie Perloff, and Danny Snelson. (With a cameo appearance by Charles Bernstein himself at the end.)

Duration:00:44:47

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

10/28/2019
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Laynie Browne, Mónica de la Torre, Kate Colby, and Rosmarie Waldrop.

Duration:00:47:27

The Republic of Space: A discussion of “The Blue Stairs” by Barbara Guest

9/27/2019
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Simone White, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, and Kristin Prevallet.

Duration:00:47:08

Worker’s Tanka: A discussion of six tankas (2 each) by three worker poets, Christine Yvette Lewis, Lorraine Garnett and Davidson Garrett

8/27/2019
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Husnaa Hashim, Meg Pendoley, and Mark Nowak.

Duration:00:47:59

Written in Water: A discussion of Bluets by Maggie Nelson

7/19/2019
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Jennifer Firestone, Adrienne Raphel, and Julia Bloch.

Duration:00:47:33