John Foley, the author of How to Read an Oral Poem, introduces a season of programs on epics and ballads discussing the ways oral and literary forms move through culture a
Readings & Conversations Archive
October 12, 2002
October 03, 2002
September 21, 2002
September 17, 2002
September 14, 2002
September 11, 2002
May 30, 2002
Three veteran translators pay tribute to the art of translation and to the memory of Katharine Washburn, co-editor of the World Poetry anthology and acclaimed translator.
May 08, 2002
Poets House co-founder Stanley Kunitz reads and discusses one of Russia's most significant poets, in celebration of the re-release of his translations with the late Max Hayward.
April 24, 2002
Editors from a range of political and aesthetic perspectives discuss how they coexist in the contemporary poetry community, and what is at stake in their choices as editors and publishers.