Talk About Poetry

Talk About Poetry

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Talk About Poetry, where several working poets get together to talk about poems they like, are interested in, engaged by, or are annoyed by. Totally unscripted so anything can be said -- and frequently is!
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Le Moyne Creative Writers

36:14 | Apr 21st

A terrific reading by six poets from the le Moyne creative Writing program, plus the director, David Lloyd. Also reading were Nine Mile co-editor Steve Kuusisto and Diane Wiener, whose books The Golem Verses is out from Nine Mile books. The reading...Show More
Dylan Krieger reading

46:30 | Dec 12th, 2018

Dylan Krieger reading her poems at Bird Library at Syracuse University on N November 30, 2018
Patrick Williams and Bob Herz reading

48:57 | Oct 14th, 2017

Readings by Patrick Williams and Bob Herz at SU's Bird Library Lunchtime Poetry Series.
Warren-Moore and Kuusisto

33:00 | Oct 1st, 2017

A reading by Jackie Warren-Moore and Stephen Kuusisto at SU's Bird Library, the first of the Lunch Time Poems program.
Bill Knott

27:29 | Aug 24th, 2017

We discuss poems by the late great Bill Knott, an eccentric, interesting, brilliant poet.
Dylan Krieger Interview

30:26 | Aug 5th, 2017

Discussion with Dylan Krieger about her work, her poems, her book Giving Godhead. With Steve Kuusisto and Bob Herz, editors and publishers of Nine Mile Magazine and Nine Mile books.
James Tate

27:16 | Jul 29th, 2017

Discussion of the work of the brilliant late poet James Tate, focusing on two of his poems, "The Lost Pilot" and "The Wheelchair Butterfly." The discussion is led by four working poets, Stephen Kuusisto, Bob Herz, Paul Memmer, and Georgia Popoff.
Dylan Krieger reads from Giving Godhead

40:31 | Jul 2nd, 2017

Dylan Krieger reads from Giving Godhead, her recent book from Delete Press, and discusses the background of the poems and of her life.
Jackie Warren-Moore Reading

42:35 | Dec 29th, 2016

Jackie Warren-Moore reading from her book Where I Come From, at the ArtRage Gallery in Syracuse, NY on October28, 2016.
Interview with Andrea Scarpino

26:58 | May 2nd, 2016

An interview with Andrea Scarpino on her work, focusing especially on her brilliant book, What The Willow Said As It Fell. Interviewers were Bob Herz and Stephen Kuusisto, editors of Nine Mile Magazine. The quality and volume are a little irregular...Show More
Andrea Scarpino Reading What The Willow Said As It Fell

18:57 | Apr 7th, 2016

Andrea Scarpino reading from her brilliant book, What The Willow Said As It Fell.
Young Authors Reading - Emma Vallelunga and Christopher Costello

17:49 | Mar 26th, 2016

A reading by Emma Vallelunga and Christopher Costello, two of the young authors at the Syracuse YMCA Downtown Writers Center Young Authors Academy. The picture is of the several young authors at our session.
Gwendolyn Brooks - Part 2

1:20:43 | Feb 13th, 2016

Close reading of several Gwendolyn Brooks poems by working poets Georgia Popoff, Stephen Kuusisto, and Bob Herz, and the last of Ms. Brooks' proteges, Quraysh Ali Lansana.
Gwendolyn Brooks Part 1

47:30 | Jan 27th, 2016

Discussion of the life and significance of Gwendolyn Brooks with one of her proteges, the poet Quraysh Ali Lansana, and working poet colleagues Georgia Popoff, Stephen Kuusisto, and Bob Herz.
Jeffrey Harrison Reading

33:07 | Dec 18th, 2015

Jeffrey Harrison reads his poems at the Downtown Writers Center at the Greater Syracuse YMCA.
Christopher Citro Reading

26:21 | Nov 9th, 2015

Reading by Christopher Citro at the Greater Syracuse YMCA's Downtown Writers Center in October 2015. Mr. Citro's first book of poetry was published by Steel Toe Books in March , 2015. He won the 2015 Poetry Writing Competition at Columbia: A Journa...Show More
Marvin Bell on his Dead Man poems

42:40 | Oct 22nd, 2015

Discussion with Marvin Bell about his unique and brilliant Dead Man poems.
Marvin Bell Interview - Part 1

38:34 | Oct 7th, 2015

Discussion with Marvin Bell by working poets Stephen Kuusisto, Phil member, Georgia Popoff, Jasmine Bailey, and Bob Herz. Focus on the early part of Bell's career. t
Marvin Bell reading Dead Man p

26:37 | Sep 20th, 2015

Marvin Bell reading some of his brilliant Dead man poems.
Sam Pereira Reading His Poems

41:26 | Sep 7th, 2015

Sam Pereira reading poems, including several from his new book, Bad Angels, published by Nine Mile Press, which is also the sponsor of these podcasts. Several of the poems have as a site places in and around Iowa City, a remembrance of the time when...Show More
Talk About Jasmine Bailey's Poetry

35:39 | Aug 3rd, 2015

Discussion of the poems of Jasmine Bailey, with a focus on her latest book, Alexandria.
Jasmine Bailey Reading

17:40 | Jul 13th, 2015

Reading of poems by Jasmine Bailey. Includes selections from Sleep and What precedes It, Alexandria, and new work.
Georgia Popoff's Psalter

40:26 | Jul 4th, 2015

Discussion of Georgia Popoff's Psalter: The Agnostic's Book of Common Curiosities, with a focus on two poems, Name: Inconsequential, and The Agnostic Parses It Out.
Georgia Popoff Reading from her book Psalter: The Agnostic's Book of Common Curiosities

16:23 | Jun 28th, 2015

Georgia Popoff reading from her extraordinary new book of poems, Psalter: The Agnostic's Book of Common Curiosities, published by Tiger Bark Press (www.tigerbarkpress.com ).
Ken Weisner reading at Downtown Writers Center

33:59 | May 3rd, 2015

Ken Weisner is a poet, teacher, and editor living in Santa Cruz, California. He read at the Downtown Writers Center in Syracuse in March 2015.   Weiner has published widely in national journals including The Antioch Review, Seneca Review, The Brookl...Show More
Andrea Scarpino Reading at Downtown Writers Center

21:27 | Apr 18th, 2015

Poetry reading by Andrea Scarpino at the Downtown Writers center at the YMCA of Greater Syracuse in Syracuse, NY. Ms. Scarpino is author of Once, Then, from Red Hen Press. This reading is underwritten by the Downtown Writers Center at the YMCA of G...Show More
Kenneth Rexroth's "Floating"

26:42 | Apr 5th, 2015

Kenneth Rexroth's erotic poem "Floating" discussed by the Talk About Poetry poets—Bob Herz, Phil Memmer, and Stephen Kuusisto.