The New Yorker: Poetry

The New Yorker: Poetry

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Readings and conversation with The New Yorker's poetry editor, Paul Muldoon.

Episodes

Andrea Cohen Reads Philip Levine  

Andrea Cohen joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Philip Levine's "The Mercy," and her own poem “Major to Minor.”

Stephen Dunn Reads Donald Justice  

Stephen Dunn joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Donald Justice's "There is a gold light in certain old paintings," and his own poem “History.”

J. D. McClatchy Reads James Merrill  

J. D. McClatchy joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss James Merrill's "164 East 72nd Street," and his own poem “CaĞaloĞlu.”

Ellen Bass Reads Adam Zagajewski  

Ellen Bass joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Adam Zagajewski’s “Try to Praise the Mutilated World,” and her own poem “Reincarnation.”

Meghan O'Rourke Reads John Ashbery  

Meghan O'Rourke joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss John Ashbery's "Tapestry,” and her own poem “Apartment Living."

Calvin Trillin Reads Ogden Nash  

Calvin Trillin joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Ogden Nash's "Autres Bêtes, Autres Mœurs” and his own poem "Oh, Y2K, Yes Y2K, How Come It Has to End This Way?"

Rosanna Warren Reads Ellen Bryant Voigt  

Rosanna Warren joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Ellen Bryant Voigt’s “Bear,” and her own poem “Man in Stream.”

Sophie Cabot Black Reads Donald Hall  

Sophie Cabot Black joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Donald Hall’s “The Ship Pounding,” and her own poem “Chemotherapy.”

Matthea Harvey Reads W. S. Merwin  

Matthea Harvey joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss W. S. Merwin’s “Vixen,” and her own poem “Everything Must Go.”

Michael Robbins Reads John Ashbery  

Michael Robbins joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss “Myrtle,” by John Ashbery, and his own poem “Country Music.”

Ada Limón Reads Jennifer L. Knox  

Ada Limón joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Jennifer L. Knox’s “Pimp My Ride” and her own poem “State Bird.”

Robert Pinsky Reads Elizabeth Bishop  

Robert Pinsky joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Elizabeth Bishop’s “At the Fishhouses” and a poem of his own.

Major Jackson Reads Derek Walcott  

Major Jackson joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Derek Walcott’s “In Italy” and a poem of his own.

Rowan Ricardo Phillips Reads Nick Laird  

Rowan Ricardo Philips joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Nick Laird’s “Feel Free” and a poem of his own.

Timothy Donnelly Reads Yusef Komunyakaa  

Timothy Donnelly joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Yusef Komunyakaa’s “Fortress” and a poem of his own.

Stephen Burt Reads Liz Waldner  

Stephen Burt joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Liz Waldner’s “Sad Verso of the Sunny _______.”

Maureen McLane Reads Liz Waldner  

Maureen McLane joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Liz Waldner’s “The Sovereignty and the Goodness of God, Together with the Faithfulness of His Promises Displayed.”

James Richardson Reads W. S. Merwin  

James Richardson joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss W. S. Merwin’s “A Single Autumn.”

Rae Armantrout Reads Susan Wheeler  

Rae Armantrout joins Paul Muldoon to read and discuss Susan Wheeler’s “The Split.”

Lucie Brock-Broido reads Franz Wright  

Lucie Brock-Broido reads and discusses with host Paul Muldoon a poem by Franz Wright and poem of her own.

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