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Episode #061 James Laughlin pt. 2 and Wishbone

1/19/2018
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This episode features the second part of our historic interview with James Laughlin from 1997. Find the first part in Poetry Spoken Here Episode 060. In the second part of the show, host Charlie Rossiter talks about Wishbone, the little dog who teaches classic literature. To listen to Part 1 of the James Laughlin interview, go here: https://soundcloud.com/poetry-spoken-here/episode-060-james-laughlin-and-ee-cummings Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes:...

Duration: 00:24:46


Episode #060 James Laughlin and ee cummings

1/5/2018
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James Laughlin, founder of New Directions publishing house, and an exceptional poet, is featured in an historic interview conducted just a few months before he passed back in 1997. Host, Charlie Rossiter, discusses ee cummings in the second part of today's show. Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit our website: poetryspokenhere.com Like us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere Follow us on twitter:...

Duration: 00:35:35


2017: The Poetry Spoken Here Retrospective

12/29/2017
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December 2017 has a fifth Friday so we put together this retrospective sampling of poets and poems from 2017 featuring: Mary Panza (PSH 43) https://soundcloud.com/poetry-spoken-here/show-043-mary-panza-and-poet-laureate-history Carlos Cumpian (PSH 50)https://soundcloud.com/poetry-spoken-here/episode-050-carlos-cumpian-and-sam-shepard-8417-1130-pm Jules Nyquist (PSH 47)https://soundcloud.com/poetry-spoken-here/episode-047-john-roche-and-jules-nyquist-and-poetic-prose David Graham (PSH 56)...

Duration: 00:26:58


Episode #059 Tom Montag and Kanopy aka Arthouse Netflix

12/15/2017
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Wisconsin Poet, Tom Montag, talks about poetry, life, and place. Host Charlie Rossiter highlights Kanopy, a streaming service available on many campuses, and through an ever-increasing number of public libraries, that is essentially an arthouse Netflix. Check out Kanopy here: https://www.kanopystreaming.com/ Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit our website: poetryspokenhere.com Like us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere...

Duration: 00:25:36


Episode #058 Tribute to Maria "Mama" McCray

12/1/2017
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This special tribute episode of Poetry Spoken Here is dedicated to the late Maria McCray, Vietnam War veteran, former U.S. Marine, and member of eight consecutive Chicago National Slam Teams. An historic recording of her reading for a live audience in 2000 and an interview with Poetry Spoken Here host, Charlie Rossiter, make this a podcast not to miss. Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit our website: poetryspokenhere.com Like...

Duration: 00:42:18


Episode #057 Sarah Giragosian and Copper Canyon Reader

11/17/2017
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Sarah Giragosian reads poems from her recently published work, Queer Fish inspired by her fascination with animal-human similarities including one from the perspective of a horseshoe crab. Host Charlie Rossiter recommends Copper Canyon’s unique catalog that is also a mini poetry anthology. Find Queer Fish available for purchase, here: https://www.amazon.com/Queer-Fish-Sarah-Giragosian/dp/1935716433/ref=sr_1_1?s=instant-video&ie=UTF8&qid=1510932039&sr=8-1&keywords=queer+fish Subscribe to...

Duration: 00:31:04


Episode #055 Laura Boss and The Prose Poem

10/20/2017
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Poet Laura Boss reads from her new book The Best Lover, including a reading of the title poem and her long, personal 9/11 poem. In the second part of the program, host Charlie Rossiter looks at the prose poem with the help of Michael Benedikt's breakthrough anthology. The Best Lover: https://www.amazon.com/Best-Lover-Laura-Boss/dp/1630450448 Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit our website: poetryspokenhere.com Like us on...

Duration: 00:31:18


Episode #054 Perfect Poems

10/6/2017
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Host Charlie Rossiter explores the idea of the perfect poem with examples from Gary Snyder and Kenneth Rexroth. He also looks back on the previous 53 episodes of Poetry Spoken Here. Snyder's Poem: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/47754/i-went-into-the-maverick-bar Rexroth's Poem: https://onceadaypoetry.wordpress.com/2015/12/06/no-word-by-kenneth-rexroth/ Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit our website:...

Duration: 00:12:33


Episode #053 Sally Rhoades and the Zen Translations of Lucien Stryk

9/15/2017
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Sally Rhoades, upstate NY poet and playwright, discusses her influences and shares her autobiographical poems. In the second part of the show, host Charlie Rossiter takes a look at zen and zen poetry through the translations of Lucien Stryk. Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit our website: poetryspokenhere.com Like us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/poseyspokenhere...

Duration: 00:31:58


Episode #052 Cynthia Gallaher and 100k Poets For Change

9/2/2017
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NEW PODCAST: Chicago poet Cynthia Gallaher discusses a wide range of topics from poems about the eclipse and her new book, to how her yoga practice informs her creativity. In the second part of the show, Charlie Rossiter talks about the upcoming 100 Thousand Poets for Change Global Event Day on Sept 30. Find Cynthia Gallaher's book here: https://www.amazon.com/Frugal-Poets-Guide-Life-Poetic-ebook/dp/B01GU416UC Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes:...

Duration: 00:33:24


Episode #051 John McKenna and Joyce Carol Oates

8/18/2017
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New Jersey poet John Mckenna, reflects on Beats, rhythm and performance. Host Charlie Rossiter looks into Joyce Carol Oates' creative process using her own words from her journals. Find John McKenna's book, "Sessions" here: http://cms.reddashboard.com/john-mckenna/ Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit our website: poetryspokenhere.com Like us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere Follow us on twitter:...

Duration: 00:34:03


Episode #050 Carlos Cumpian and Sam Shepard

8/4/2017
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Chicago poet Carlos Cumpian, editor of MARCH/Abrazo press, shares his poems and talks about survival and more. Host, Charlie Rossiter pays tribute to the recently deceased Sam Shepard with excerpts from Shepard's poems and short prose. Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit our website: poetryspokenhere.com Like us on facebook: facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/poseyspokenhere (@poseyspokenhere) Send...

Duration: 00:40:01


Episode #48 Juliet Cook and Paterson Light and Shadow Reviewed

7/9/2017
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Juliet Cook from Ohio shares her poems, talks about her press, Blood Pudding Press, and how she re-learned language and continues to write poetry following a stroke. Host, Charlie Rossiter, reviews Paterson Light and Shadow, a collection of Poems by Maria Mazziotti Gillan and photographs by Mark Hillringhouse. For more on Blood Pudding Press, go here: http://bloodyooze.blogspot.com/ For more on Maria Gillan, go here: http://www.mariagillan.com/ For more on Mark Hillringhouse, go here:...

Duration: 00:32:27


Episode #047 John Roche and Jules Nyquist and Poetic Prose

6/16/2017
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New Mexico poets, John Roche and Jules Nyquist talk about poetry in the age of Trump and share poems from their publishing project, "Poets Speak." In the second part of the show, host Charlie Rossiter looks at poetic prose using examples from Zora Neale Hurston and Sherman Alexie. Learn more about the "Poets Speak" series here: http://www.julesnyquist.com/catalog/item/1420675/10304443.htm Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit...

Duration: 00:33:08


Episode #046 Michael Peters and the Library Of America

6/3/2017
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Michael Peters, multi-genre artist from upstate New York, explores the integration of music and sound creations in his poetry performances. Host Charlie Rossiter talks about the Library of America, now celebrating 35 years of publishing fine editions of classic American literature. Find the Library of America here: https://www.loa.org/ Subscribe to Poetry Spoken Here on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetr…d1030829938?mt=2 Visit our website: poetryspokenhere.com Liks us on facebook:...

Duration: 00:40:44


Episode #044 Cheryl Rice and The American Writers Museum

5/5/2017
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Cheryl Rice explains the Sylvia Plath Bake-Off and talks about how her poetry has developed over the years. Host Charlie Rossiter gives a preview of the new American Writers Museum in Chicago. More on the museum: http://americanwritersmuseum.org/ PSH on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/poetry-spoken-here/id1030829938?mt=2 PSH online: http://www.poetryspokenhere.com/ PSH on soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/poetry-spoken-here PSH on facebook: www.facebook.com/PoetrySpokenHere/...

Duration: 00:32:28


Episode #042 PoetryMusic and Celebrating Poetry Month

4/7/2017
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Chris Lee and Colleen O’Brien from Port Angeles, Washington, talk about how they set poetry to music and use poetry as a catalyst for improvised music in their performances as "PoetryMusic". Host Charlie Rossiter offers ideas for activities to celebrate National Poetry Month.

Duration: 00:45:29


Episode #040 Dawn Leas and the Joy of the Library

3/4/2017
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Dawn Leas reads and talks about her poetry rooted in place, family and daily life. Host Charlie Rossiter uses Chinese poetry, feral children and mountain climbing Beat poets to remind us why we love the physical library.

Duration: 00:30:29


Show 039 Jeanetta Calhoun Mish and Lola Ridge

2/17/2017
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Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, director of Red Earth Creative Writing MFA program at Oklahoma City University, reads from her recent book “What I Learned at the War.” In the second part of the show, host Charlie Rossiter talks about a new biography of radical modernist poet, Lola Ridge.

Duration: 00:33:03


Episode #036 Ralph Murre and Reading for Writing

1/6/2017
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Ralph Murre, poet laureate of Door County, Wisconsin, reads his poems and talks about his project that publishes previously published poems. Host Charlie Rossiter then talks about the importance of reading for writing using examples from NY poet, Eileen Myles.

Duration: 00:33:09

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