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This week we look at the story of John Whitcomb Riley and how his pursuit of fame as a poet led him to forge a posthumous Edgar Allen Poe poem that briefly took the literary world ...

This week we talk about our trip to Uruguay, our great time at the Mundial Poético de Montevideo, and the visual workshop we put on there. We also discuss how impressed we were b...

While we were in Montevideo, we sat down and had a chat with 3 great Brazilian poets, Amora Pêra, Pedro Lago, & Pedro Rocha. We talk about typewriters, poetry in Brazil, liste...

We're at Mundial Poetico in Montevideo right now, but here are a couple of poems from our Uruguayan compatriots to hold you over until the full episode next week.   

Poet Rodrigo Toscano joins us this week, and though we don't have much of a plan in mind, we have a pretty nice chat about how the New Orleans poetry scene is different from the sc...

Episode 82: List Poems

Anaphora for days! Poet Raina Zelinski joins me this week to talk about list poems. How can a poem create repetition? Is there a difference, between litany, catalogues, and list po...

No guest this week as we talk about the possibilities for computer generated poetry. We discuss Makkos' poetry chatbot, and look at some poetry Bienvenu created using the textgenrn...

Lee Tiger joins us this week to talk about his recent travels to Bulgaria, playing the Blues while trapped in Paris, and how travel and foreign languages affect writing. 

This week poet and editor Brendan Lorber joins us to talk about the poetic space of train travel and torturing a neighbor by reading Rimbaud's Drunken Boat, but the conversation re...

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