Best Poetry podcasts we could find (Updated July 2018)
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Readings and conversation with The New Yorker's poetry editor, Kevin Young.
 
The editors go inside the pages of Poetry, talking to poets and critics, debating the issues, and sharing their poem selections with listeners.
 
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Classic Poetry Aloud
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Classic Poetry Aloud gives voice to poetry through podcast recordings of the great poems of the past. Our library of poems is intended as a resource for anyone interested in reading and listening to poetry. For us, it's all about the listening, and how hearing a poem can make it more accessible, as well as heightening its emotional impact.See more at: www.classicpoetryaloud.com
 
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Poetry Off the Shelf
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Producer Curtis Fox explores the diverse world of contemporary American poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.
 
The best spoken word artists working in the field today!
 
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Poetry Says
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Interviews with poets from Australia and overseas about what they read and how they write.
 
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KUSP's Poetry Show
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Reading & discussion of poetry by poets.
 
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Poetry Spoken Here
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A bi-weekly poetry podcast that features interviews with poets, reviews of poetry books, examinations of individual poems, and investigations of themes in poetry. New episodes are posted the first and third Friday of every month, so sit back, relax, and let poetry speak to you.
 
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Poetry as F*ck
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Poetry as F*ck is a spoken word podcast, containing three different shows: 'Poets Against Humanity' - a Creative Commons remix of 'Cards Against Humanity' where poets desecrate each others' work in a panel show format.'Lies, Dreaming' - a digital open mic night based around a theme, with recorded spoken word submitted by listeners.'Eight Poems That, If You Had To Be Trapped In Some Way For a Prolonged Period Of Time With Little Hope of Rescue, You'd Quite Like to Bring Along For Coping Purpo ...
 
Monthly podcasts from the Scottish Poetry Library, hosted by Colin Waters.
 
Interesting People Reading Poetry is a short, sound-rich podcast where artists and luminaries read a favorite poem and share what it means to them. Created by Andy & Brendan Stermer. New episodes monthly.
 
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Poetry Lectures
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Talks given by notable scholars and critics on poets, poetry, and their intersections with other art forms. Features recordings from historic archives and live events.
 
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The Poetry Gods
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The Poetry Gods are here to show you how to not be wack in 2016 & beyond. Interviews and stories about the people behind the poems. You don't have to love poetry to love the show. Hosted by Aziza Barnes, Jon Sands, and José Olivarez. Artwork by Jess X. Chen. If you dig the show, share the link.
 
Your weekly appointment with the muse. Listen to interviews and readings with Canada's top spoken word, slam, and literary poets. Canadian poetry, at its best.
 
The Poetry Translation Centre is dedicated to translating contemporary poetry from Africa, Asia and Latin America. Each week we bring you a new poem podcast from one of the world's greatest living poets, in both the original language and in English translation. To find out more about our work, please visit www.poetrytranslation.org. The Poetry Translation Centre is funded by Arts Council England.
 
From Slate.com, a weekly poem, read by the author.
 
Bonjour à tous and welcome to Easy French Poetry where I read some of the most Classic French Poems. I will read them twice: once slowly - so you may repeat after me - and once at a more natural reading pace. I will sometimes also talk about the life of the author, explain the vocabulary or do an analysis of the text using simple, everyday French.You will find the full text of the poems accompanied by the audio on my website FrenchToday.com as well as much more audio material such as The Eas ...
 
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The Poetry Society
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The Poetry Society was founded in 1909 to promote "a more general recognition and appreciation of poetry". Since then, it has grown into one of Britain's most dynamic arts organisations, representing British poetry both nationally and internationally. Today it has more than 4000 members worldwide and publishes the leading poetry magazine, The Poetry Review.With innovative education and commissioning programmes and a packed calendar of performances, readings and competitions, the Poetry Socie ...
 
Designed with the novice in mind, The Intro to Poetry podcast is a carefully selected series that will expose the listener to a broad range of poetic eras and styles. From Shakespeare and Byron to Eliot and Frost, this podcast is a great starting point for anyone interested in learning more about verse throughout the ages.
 
Poet, playwright and novelist, Simon Armitage was elected Professor of Poetry at Oxford University in 2015. This series features his public engagements.Series image credit Paul Wolfgang Webster.
 
Interview with Poets about their New Books
 
Producer Curtis Fox explores the diverse world of contemporary American poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.
 
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Poetry Slam
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Recordings from the 2009 Oxford University Online Poetry Slam competition. The event invited students to submit an MP3 recording of an original poem or narrative, of no longer than 3 minutes in length, for a University-wide competition. The event was judged by Heidi Vaughan (Oxford Playhouse), Bernard O'Donoghue (Fellow in English specialising in Modern Irish and Medieval English Poetry), Sian Robins-Grace (RSC Member, Oxford Alumna and Oxford Poetry Slam Finalist), and Steve Larkin (organis ...
 
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Poetry Lectures
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Talks given by notable scholars and critics on poets, poetry, and their intersections with other art forms. Features recordings from historic archives and live events.
 
Use the poetry to practise your pronunciation by copying the reader's rhythm, pace, emphasis, intonation, etc. The meaning relayed through the feeling portrayed by the voice is very important as it is not only used in poetry but in everyday conversation too.I have added a few notes/tasks for each poem. Feel free to submit writing to me about your feelings regarding the poem, the imagery you see, the different poetic devices you find etc. If you're really brave, write an English poem and subm ...
 
The Speakeasy Cafe's Sound of Ink open-mic poetry show airs every Thursday at 4pm west coast / 7 pm east coast time! Hosted by Nyla Alisia, this show offers non-stop poetic entertainment where it is all about YOU the POETS! The Speakeasy Cafe is an eclectic, supportive, passionate and inspiring place to come share your words, listen to other poets, inspire and be inspired! Poets write because they have something to say, Come take the mic and say it! You are always welcome at the Speakeasy Cafe!
 
This podcast is a resource for students and anyone interested in Latin poetry. It is based on reading, translating, analyzing and interpreting Roman poetry.
 
Favourite poems read aloud...brought to life with music and sounds.
 
OneTaste (onetaste.us), a community of the world's leading experts in mindful sexuality recite their handcrafted poetry about love, sexuality, intimacy, and romance. Sharing personal experiences, based on their direct experience of investigating the body, spirit and mind in connection, these poets will inspire and intrigue you. Hear their words on spontaneity, surrender, desire and jealousy. Understand what it’s like to leave no part out.
 
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Poetry (Audio)
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UCTV's impressive archive of poetry readings, interviews and conversations with established and emerging poets is the perfect resource to bring the art of language to life.
 
Producer Curtis Fox explores the diverse world of contemporary American poetry with readings by poets, interviews with critics, and short poetry documentaries. Nothing is off limits, and nobody is taken too seriously.
 
From the neighborhood library of Gwendolyn Brooks, to the Union Stock Yards, where Chicago became Carl Sandburg’s “Hog Butcher for the World,” to the birthplace of slam poetry, the Chicago Poetry Tour explores the city’s history through its dynamic poets and poetry.
 
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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POETRY
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Poetry
 
Charlotte Mason Poetry is dedicated to promoting Charlotte Mason's living ideas. We strive to share an authentic interpretation of Mason’s life work through a combination of original and vintage articles by a wide variety of authors. Our team draws from and transcribes many rare and wonderful documents from the PNEU many of which cannot be found anywhere else on the web.
 
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Dirty Poetry
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Cum and comedy. Storytelling and spunk. Dirty Poetry. Go have a wunk.
 
A collection of romantic poems for St Valentine’s day.
 
Writing Poetry - Audio
 
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Poetry Postcards
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Poetry from around the Commonwealth. A poem from every competing nation and territory sent to Glasgow for the 2012 Commonwealth Games, capturing the essence of the Commonwealth.
 
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Latin Poetry Podcast
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Spotlighting Pan-African Poetry
 
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SCREAMING POETRY
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OTHER PODCASTS WASTE YOUR TIME BUT THIS ONE IS FULL OF CONTENT PRE-APPROVED BY CENTURIES OF CULTURE AS IMPORTANT. THIS IS WORTH SHOUTING ABOUT.
 
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Poetry Pie
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This is the Poetry Pie Podcast. We upload a new episode every month.In each episode, we speak with an expert on that month's poem.Stay tuned for more great poems and interviews!- The Poetry Pie Team
 
The Cape and Islands region has long provided inspiration to artists, and WCAI gives poetry a place in its weekly line-up. Every Sunday morning during Weekend Edition the work of a different local poet will be featured. Join us at 8:34 for Poetry Sunday - or listen here to the podcast.
 
A multi-award-nominated series of discussions, interviews and live recordings with poets from the UK and abroad in which we examine the writing process. Est. Oct 2014 in south-east London. Proudly working class.
 
This volume...aims to present the lyrical poetry of Russian for the last hundred years by a selection of poems translated by the editors...The principle of selection was, so far as might be, aesthetic. Poems were chosen less for their representative quality than for their immediate worth, and of course, their ability to stand the test of translation. Represented authors are: Alexander Pushkin, Yevgeny Baratynsky, Alexey Koltzov, Mikhail Lermontov, Fyodor Tyuchev, Nikolai Nerasov, Alexy K. To ...
 
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Naked Poetry
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A more intimate way to enjoy poetry, figuratively.
 
Monthly podcasts from the Scottish Poetry Library, hosted by Colin Waters.
 
Transatlantic Poetry is global poetry movement bringing some of the most exciting poets from the US, UK, Europe and beyond together for live online readings and conversations. With the help of notable partners, we are transforming the way people experience poetry in the twenty-first century.
 
TS Eliot Background Poetry consists of readings of TS Eliot poems by Karen. Each week she will select a different Eliot poem to read along with different background sounds. Look for her Podcast in the iTunes Music Store
 
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The original version of this episode did not fully upload. If you have it already downloaded in your podcast feed, you can delete and listen to this.Jonathan Chaves, master translator of classical Chinese poetry into English is interviewed. Host Charlie Rossiter talks about Morgan Parker's poetry.Find part 1 of Jonathan Chaves' interview here: ...…
 
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SpeakEasy Cafe POETRY WRITING WORKSHOPS Workshop One: Philip Church with Waxing Poetic, the fun of writing the Sonnet Workshop Two: Sage Cohen with Writing The Life Poetic
 
This week's poem is 'Recollection' by the Somali poet Asha Lul Mohamud Yusuf. The poem is read first in English translation by Clare Pollard and then in Somali by Caasha herself. If you enjoy this podcast and would like to support the work of the Poetry Translation Centre then please visit poetrytranslation.org/support-us…
 
Remembering Donald Hall and his advocacy for archival audio recordings of poets.
 
Remembering Donald Hall and his advocacy for archival audio recordings of poets.
 
Remembering Donald Hall and his advocacy for archival audio recordings of poets.
 
Latest episode of Naked Poetry
 
I didn’t know her name. I only knew her question. She wrote it anonymously on a piece of paper, a question for the “experts.” We were wrapping up two wonderful days of celebrating Charlotte Mason’s life-giving method at the 2018 Charlotte Mason Soirée Summer Mountain Mini. I was feeling a glow as I sat with the ……
 
I stumbled on J.D. McClatchy’s Late Night Ode very much by chance, but now it feels essential to me. It turns out it’s a Horatian ode about getting older and letting go (or attempting to). Show notes Horace IV i. W.H. Auden reads In Memory of W.B. Yeats Alice Oswald reads from Memorial Homer’s Odyssey by Simon Armitage…
 
Latest episode of Naked Poetry
 
The editors discuss Lynn Melnick’s poem “Twelve” from the July/August 2018 issue of Poetry.
 
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How do you spell God? One Summer, I tried.
 
Latest episode of Naked Poetry
 
The SPEAKEASY CAFE ~ONLINE~ OPEN MIC POETRY RADIO SHOW INSPIRE AND BE INSPIRED! Show time: 5:00 pm West coast - 8:00 pm East coast REMEMBER TO CALL IN EARLY!! The call in number is 646-595-3965 Info: You do not have to be logged in to listen to the show, but you do to join in the Poet's chat-room. It's a good way to network with other writers a ...…
 
I tear at the structure of heartache. I tear at the hesitance of bees before they sting you. I tear at the hat on the wall. Mechanistic animals. Paint on lovely stones. Love thy love thy love thy song. The 24-hour song you are.
 
This week's poem is 'Letter' by Azita Ghahreman from Iran. The poem is read first in English translation by Maura Dooley and then in Farsi by Azita herself. Azita will be touring the UK with October to promote her new collection Negative of a Group Photograph, published by The Poetry Translation Centre & Bloodaxe Books If you enjoy this podcast ...…
 
Latest episode of Naked Poetry
 
In a depressingly topical scenario, we talk to poet and novelist Claire Askew about the poems she'd take with her to her Cumbrian apocalypse cottage.A further reading list can be found here: https://eptiyhtbtiswfappotwlhoryqltbafcp.tumblr.com/post/174785014063/12-claire-askew-further-reading
 
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Dear phoenix girl, If I’m the bomb…you are the rowof flowers thatbloom in the after.Unrecognizable beauty.You are the tenth cloud!The whole of the story, the sounda breath makes,the passion stuck to a pageI bet your novels taste like visionarieswho cross-bred with fate while holdingtheir own heartbeats.…
 
Call me, I’m problematic. I love problems. I’m an addict for you .I’m an addict for the euphoric. I’m addicted to euphoria. We are God’s Perfect Mistake. We are Goddesses. Draw us in gold. We hold lightning in our hands and thunder in our knees. We are a certain kind of problem, officer. But we get most of it out by the shoreline in the morning ...…
 
Listen.Cut the linguistic tropes already.If I hear one my clicheI’m gonna shave my head into twelve lines die ‘em with bleach and tide then I’m gonna make you view yourself from the sidelines til you forget you have a face. Listen. If I SEE one more Tesla X——I might have to buy one.
 
When I unearthed her, her eyes were closed in a sacred blink. I dusted her lips with gold and whispered, "You are gorgeous in pieces."I saw every bone, her very own ivory keys. I whispered, "You are gorgeous in pieces." You are gorgeous in pieces. That was when I noticed. That was the ring. I thought I lost it in my oldest homeafter I gave birt ...…
 
Just over two years ago, I first read the article “Three Educational Idylls,” by Charlotte Mason. Published in 1912, it reveals many profound thoughts about Charlotte Mason’s vision for education. (To be honest, I had to look up the word idyll; it means, “a simple descriptive work in poetry or prose that deals with rustic ……
 
The editors discuss Safia Elhillo’s poem “yasmeen” from the July/August 2018 issue of Poetry.
 
And then I'd pop two balloons outside of your ears so that you could hear the sound I think every sentence should make. POP goes your windows.Yesterday, you left me reckless with the words: "Make me in the kitchen and place your breathing on our bend." Had me begging for breath. All the way back to the time you called me your "Cleopatra”. The w ...…
 
Latest episode of Naked Poetry
 
Jarita reads her poem, "The Scrimshander."By lizclancylerner@gmail.com (Liz Lerner).
 
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Call me. I'm problematic. I love problems. I'm an addict. I'm an addict from you. I'm addicted to euphoria.
 
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