Category Archives: Podcast

Having a Coke with Brian Glavey and Kamran Javadizadeh

What could be more fun than listening to two brilliant scholars having a chat about one of your favorite poems? The first installment of an exciting new podcast series hosted by the poetry scholar Kamran Javadizadeh went live yesterday, and … Continue reading

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Frank O’Hara (read by David Sedaris) and John Ashbery on the new Paris Review podcast

The latest episode of the Paris Review’s new, eclectic podcast features a few items of interest for fans of the New York School: there are readings of poems, originally published in the Paris Review, by both Frank O’Hara and John … Continue reading

Posted in Eileen Myles, Frank O'Hara, James Schuyler, John Ashbery, Podcast, Roberto Bolaño, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Laura Kasischke on Alice Notley’s “Descent of Alette”: “radioactive, dangerous, addictive, all-consuming”

Each month, Poetry magazine posts a “Reading List,” in which contributors to the current issue share some books that held their interest.  In the May installment, Laura Kasischke offers a rave review of Alice Notley’s masterful, book-length poem, The Descent of … Continue reading

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Eileen Myles Reads James Schuyler (and Chats with Paul Muldoon)

                   The New Yorker’s Poetry Podcast asks poets who have published in the New Yorker to choose a poem from the New Yorker’s pages, read it, and discuss it with poetry editor … Continue reading

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Hooray for Alice Notley, Winner of the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize!

The Poetry Foundation announced today that Alice Notley has been awarded the 2015 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize.  This is a pretty big deal in poetry-land.  As the press release puts it: “Presented annually to a living U.S. poet whose lifetime accomplishments … Continue reading

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June’s Poetry Magazine: Harry Mathews, Ron Padgett, and a Hint of Frank O’Hara

Poetry magazine, given a jolt of energy under new editor Don Share, continues to display an exciting eclecticism and openness to multiple traditions, including an ongoing special interest in the poetry of the New York School (a development I posted about here). … Continue reading

Posted in Bernadette Mayer, Bill Berkson, Frank O'Hara, Grace Hartigan, Harry Mathews, John Ashbery, John Cage, Journals, Locus Solus, NY School Influence, Podcast, Poems, Reviews, Ron Padgett | 1 Comment

PoemTalk podcast on Anne Waldman

The latest installment of the terrific podcast series PoemTalk, hosted by Al Filreis, features a discussion of a poem by Anne Waldman.  Filreis is joined by Orchid Tierney, Stacy Szymaszek, and Pierre Joris for a lively and illuminating conversation about Waldman’s poem “To the Censorious Ones,” … Continue reading

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John Ashbery reads Charles Simic and chats with Paul Muldoon: New Yorker “Poetry Podcast”

Yesterday, the New Yorker posted its most recent “Poetry Podcast,” a new series hosted by poetry editor Paul Muldoon.  As Muldoon explained it in December, “Each podcast consists of a conversation between myself and a guest poet. In each, the guest … Continue reading

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Four Introductions to John Ashbery: a PennSound Podcast

The most recent PennSound podcast serves up a treat — a new compilation of introductions given to John Ashbery over the years.  The podcast, announced on Jacket2 last week, features enlightening introductions to Ashbery’s work by Kenneth Koch in 1963, Richard Howard in 1967, Susan … Continue reading

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Bernadette Mayer and “Channeling Catullus”

I just had the chance to listen to “Channeling Catullus,” a podcast in the Poetry Foundation’s “Poetry Off the Shelf” series that was posted last month.  It features a conversation with the young poet Hannah Gamble about the enduring presence of the … Continue reading

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