The Poetry Magazine Podcast

The Poetry Magazine Podcast

Ashley M. Jones and JoAnn Balingit in Conversation

This week, Ashley M. Jones and JoAnn Balingit talk about where poetry lives in the face of loss...

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Ashley M. Jones and Donna Aza Weir-Soley in Conversation

This week, Ashley M. Jones speaks with one of the most important mentors in her life: poet and...

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Ashley M. Jones and Cathy Linh Che in Conversation

Ashley M. Jones is interested in the way that poetry can bring loved ones back to life. In this...

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Ashley M. Jones and Sidney Clifton in Conversation

One thing Ashley M. Jones knows to be absolutely true is that her work is made possible by the...

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Ashley M. Jones and Sidney Clifton in Conversation

One thing Ashley M. Jones knows to be absolutely true is that her work is made possible by the...

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Ashley M. Jones and Ashlee Haze in Conversation

Ashley M. Jones says she has never met an Ashley she hasn’t liked. This week, the feeling...

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Kevin Simmonds and Anthony Davis in Conversation

This week we visit the opera. Writer and musician Kevin Simmonds and Pulitzer Prize-winning...

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Kevin Simmonds and Anthony Davis in Conversation

This week we visit the opera. Writer and musician Kevin Simmonds and Pulitzer Prize-winning...

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André Naffis-Sahely and LeAnne Howe in Conversation

This week, we hear from one of the co-editors of the first historically comprehensive Native...

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Ashley M. Jones and Faisal Mohyuddin in Conversation

Poetry can be a great connector. It can connect us to our bodies and our histories. For Ashley M....

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Jillian Weise and Ishmael Reed in Conversation

This week, The Cyborg Jillian Weise speaks with Ishmael Reed. Reed is a writer whose decades of...

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Marilyn Nelson and Nikki Grimes in Conversation

This week: thoughts on form. Both Marilyn Nelson and Nikki Grimes agree, playing with poetic...

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Naomi Shihab Nye and Danusha Laméris in Conversation

Spring is almost officially here. This week, poets Naomi Shihab Nye and Danusha Laméris reflect...

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Joshua Bennett and Justin Rovillos Monson in Conversation

In this week’s episode, Bennett and Monson get into literary ancestors, Monson’s top...

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Cathy Park Hong and Lynn Xu on the Poetry of Choi Seungja

In this week’s episode, Cathy Park Hong and Lynn Xu talk about the startling directness of...

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Jackson Holbert and John Darnielle in Conversation

When we learned that poet Jackson Holbert asked to speak with John Darnielle for this episode, it...

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Tongo Eisen-Martin and Sonia Sanchez in Conversation

On today’s show, Tongo Eisen-Martin talks with activist, icon, legend, Sonia Sanchez....

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Leila Chatti and Sharon Olds in Conversation

When we asked Leila Chatti who she wished to speak with most, she chose one of the poets who gave...

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Alison C. Rollins and Latria Graham in Conversation

Poet Alison C. Rollins recently finished her first outdoor survival training program. Part of her...

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avery r. young in conversation with LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs

young and Diggs both work with words, sound, image – and bodies – as Diggs’s...

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