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POETRY Magazine Podcast: January 2016

Poetry Foundation | Posted 01.13.2016 | Books
Poetry Foundation

"If He Asks Where He Is, Say Gone" This month's issue is devoted to ecojustice poetry. The editors discuss new poems by Jane Mead, Naomi Shihab Nye, ...

What Poetry Can Do: Brenda Hillman & Geoffrey G. O'Brien

Dean Rader | Posted 02.09.2014 | San Francisco
Dean Rader

Will these books affect public policy? Will either poet be invited on The Daily Show? Will either book become a talking point on Daily Kos? Probably not. But, that's okay. There are any number of ways to change the world.

Politics And Poetry: Do They Really Ever Meet In America?

Dean Rader | Posted 02.19.2012 | San Francisco
Dean Rader

For Pablo Neruda in Chile in the 1930s, a poem was a more powerful vehicle than a newspaper, but in America in 2011, a prose piece in the Times gives not only a wider audience but a level of credibility a poem might not.