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2006: Taha Muhammad Ali and Peter Cole: A Reading and Conversation (Full Audio)

Palestinian Taha Muhammad Ali's poetry is driven by a storyteller's vivid imagination, disarming humor, and unflinching honesty.

2006: Billy Collins reads at the 11th Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge

Poet Billy Collins reads his poems "Ballistics," "January in Paris," and "The Trouble with Poetry" at the 11th Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge

2006: Patricia Spears Jones on Lorenzo Thomas (Full Audio)

Poet Patricia Spears Jones discusses the life and work of Lorenzo Thomas (1944-2005), a pivotal figure in the Black Arts Movement and author of such poetry books as Chances are

2006: Susan Stewart on Anna Akhmatova (Full Audio)

Poet Susan Stewart delivers her talk "Akhmatova, Poet of the Future"

(Full Audio, approx. 50 mins.)

2005: Phillip Levine on the discovery of his Poetic Voice

2011 US Poet Laureate Phillip Levine talks about how he came to poetry as part of the Poets House program Phillip Levine on The Path to William Carlos Williams

2005: Phillip Levine reads 'By the road to the contagious hospital' by William Carlos Williams

Phillip Levine, 2011 US Poet Laureate, reads "By the road to the contagious hospital" by William Carlos Williams as part of the Poets House program Phillip Levine on The Path t

2005: Phillip Levine reads and discusses 'Between Walls' by William Carlos Williams

Phillip Levine reads and discusses "Between Walls" by William Carlos Williams as part of the Poets House program Phillip Levine on The Path to William Carlos Williams

2005: Stanley Kunitz reads "The Portrait"

Poets House co-founder Stanley Kunitz discusses and reads his poem "The Portrait"

2005: Eamon Grennan on Emily Dickinson (Full Audio)

Identity to Seek: The Selves of Emily -- Irish poet Eamon Grennan discusses Dickinson as a poet who, “reveals to us, in her nature as a fragmented or multiple self” and cl

2005: Love in the Showcase: A Reading Celebrating Isn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets -- Matthew Zapruder

Matthew Zapruder reads poems by Meredith Walters, Robert Creeley as well as his own work as part of Love in the Showcase: A Reading Celebrating Isn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poem