The Poetry Foundation

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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois

Audio poems, poetry docs and poetry podcasts from The Poetry Foundation in Chicago.

Series

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170 Pieces

If you've ever been curious about why and how a poem gets made, PoetryNow is a weekly 4-minute, modular radio program that offers an audio immersion into the concept of a poem. Listen to and follow the inner workings of a new poem as poets read and talk about their work on PoetryNow, a presentation of The Poetry Foundation.


Pieces

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Jennifer Foerster imagines encountering her younger self on a walk through the streets of Vienna.

Bought by WOUB and KALW


  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Alyse Knorr writes about motherhood and loss.

Bought by KALW and WOUB


  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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George Abraham invents a new sonnet form to investigate an act of vandalism that occurred in a Palestinian vineyard.

Bought by KALW, WOUB, and KENW


  • Added: Sep 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Jill Magi explores the intersections between sports culture and corporate job-speak.

Bought by KALW, KENW, and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Divya Victor considers the effects of transnational migration on family life.

Bought by KENW, WOUB, and KALW


  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Wendy Lotterman wonders what home invasion and poetry have in common.

Bought by KENW, KALW, and WOUB


  • Added: Aug 28, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Emmalea Russo recalls a Skype healing session and remembers the death of her aunt Vera.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Lotte L.S. considers the legacy of British poet and political activist Anna Mendelssohn.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Emily Sieu Liebowitz begins a poem by wondering if the Trojan Horse was merely a metaphor for written language.

Bought by KENW and KALW


  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Dora Malech reflects on the way gun violence and school shootings have affected her own life.

Bought by KENW, KALW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 22, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3