The Poetry Magazine Podcast
Summary: The editors go inside the pages of Poetry, talking to poets and critics, debating the issues, and sharing their poem selections with listeners.
The editors of the magazine discuss Ilya Kaminsky's “Deaf Republic”, Inger Christensen's musical poetry, and Hanoch Levin's “Lives of the Dead.”
Poetry magazine goes meta with a translation of a fictitious translation, the Greek version of a poetry slam, and more from the April issue.
The editors discuss a new John Ashbery poem from the March issue. Plus, Seth Abramson, Katy Didden, and Fanny Howe on her memoir The Winter Sun.
The editors talk about another manifesto moment, love poems and war poems, and new translations from the Aeneid.
Previously unpublished poems by Langston Hughes, a preview of Michael Hofmann's essay on Lowell and Bishop, and a phone call to readers in Texas who don't like the poems in this month's issue!
The editors pick highlights from an interview with Seamus Heaney and Fanny Howe's notebooks; and listen and comment on poems by Joan Houlihan, Roddy Lumsden, and Fred D'Aguiar.
Hear some of the first poetry by the Chilean novelist Roberto Bolaño to be translated into English, plus a discussion of Visual Poetry, left-leaning political poetry, and poems read by Mary Szybist and Jorge Sánchez.
The editors talk with Kasischke on Ken Burns, Lindsay on Krakatau, Sheffield on fishing, and Logan on Hart Crane (and David Foster Wallace).
Poems from the September issue and a phone call from Clive James.
An excerpt from the satirical radio play by Yehuda Amichai.
Poets chasing poets, Dean Young vs. Tony Hoagland, a theory of hats, and more.
Donald Revell, Marianne Boruch—and your feisty letters.
What kinds of skills are poets supposed to have? Plus Jane Hirshfield, Chris Dombrowski, and more.
Poems from the Russian, Welsh, and other tongues.
Is simile a species of metaphor? And other catchy concepts.