Who Reads Poetry?

Neha Kumari

Who Reads Poetry is an attempt to understand poems through the reader. The reader is the person who attaches meaning to the poem with their voice and the time they have spent carrying the poem with them. In every episode we sit down with a person and...Show More

53:28 | Mar 21st, 2018

Amy is an exceedingly fierce and hilarious poet whose most recent work Broadax is fresh off the press. Broadax is an exploration of being fearless in a world where fear is weaponized to keep women com...Show More

24:23 | Dec 11th, 2017

In this episode, We talk to Hans Balmes about translating poetry and his relationship with John Berger. Hans is based out of Frankfurt, Germany. He works as an Editorial Director at S. Fischer in Fr...Show More
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50:28 | Dec 11th, 2017

In this episode, We continue our conversation with Hans Hans Balmes and begin by reading Traveling Together by W S Merwin. Traveling together is at once a poem about love and separation. We talk about...Show More

37:17 | Nov 19th, 2017

In this episode, We listen to Eve Asher read 'The Emperor of Ice-Cream' by Wallace Stevens. Wallace Stevens was an American modernist poet. He won the pulitzer prize for his collected poems in 1955. ...Show More

52:33 | Oct 30th, 2017

In this episode, We listen to Talia Lavin read 'Zone' by Guillaume Apollinaire. Apollinaire was a French poet, playwright, short story writer, novelist, and art critic of Polish descent. Apollinaire ...Show More
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