Poets House Spring Street

Joseph Coulson reads "I Know a Man" by Robert Creeley

Novelist, poet, and playwright Joseph Coulson remembers poet Robert Creeley, and reads Creeley's poem "I Know a Man" during the Poets House panel discussion The Figures: Life Cycle of an Independent Press
(1 1/2 mins)

2002: Eileen Miles on Poetry and Feminism

Poet Eileen Miles discusses the gender-related challenges (and aims) for today’s writers and readers of poetry as part of the panel What’s Feminism Got to Do with It? Gender, Poetry and Everyday Life in the 21st Century
(Full audio, approx. 20 mins)

2002: Erica Hunt on Poetry and Feminism

Poet Erica Hunt discusses the gender-related challenges (and aims) for today’s writers and readers of poetry as part of the panel What’s Feminism Got to Do with It? Gender, Poetry and Everyday Life in the 21st Century
(Full audio, approx. 25 mins)

2002: Alicia Ostriker on Poetry and Feminism

Poet Alicia Ostriker discusses the gender-related challenges (and aims) for today’s writers and readers of poetry as part of the panel What’s Feminism Got to Do with It? Gender, Poetry and Everyday Life in the 21st Century
(Full audio, approx. 15 mins)

1998: Alice Quinn on The Future of Poetry Publishing

New Yorker Poetry Editor Alice Quinn discusses what the future may hold for poets, publishers and poetry audiences as part of the 1998 Future of Poetry Publishing Panel
(Full audio, Approx. 15 mins)

2005: Poetry in the Branches National Institute Keynote Address by Robert Hass

Former U S Poet Laureate Robert Hass talks with librarians about the Laureate position, and ways in which to engage library users and the community with poetry. Part of the 2005 Poetry In The Branches National Institute
(Full Audio, Approx. 1 hour 30 mins)

2006: Catalan Poetry Reading (Full Audio)

Readings by Manuel Forcano, Francesc Parcerisas, Melcion Mateu, Marta Pessarrodona, and Jaume Subirana, with English translations read by Mary Ann Newman and Christopher Whyte

Full Audio, Approx 1 hour

2002: Epics and Ballads 101 - A Public Seminar on Oral Traditions with John Foley (Full Audio)

John Foley, the author of How to Read an Oral Poem, introduces a season of programs on epics and ballads by discussing the ways oral and literary forms move through culture and time.
Full Audio, Approx 1 hour 20 mins.

1989: Passwords: Ruth Whitman on Abraham Sutzkever and Living Yiddish Poetry (Full Audio)

Poet and translator Ruth Whitman discusses the art of translation, the work of Abraham Sutzkever (1913 – 2010) and Yiddish poetry
Full Audio, approx 40 mins.

2006: Harold Bloom - "The Catalan Poetic Tradition, from Ramon Llull to the Present" (Full Audio)

Harold Bloom discusses the work of Salvador Espriu, Ramon Llull and Arnau March in his keynote address to Poets House's Catalan Poetry Symposium: A Day Long Festival, an exploration of eight centuries of Catalan poetry.
Full Audio, approx 1 hour

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